Captive kept mice, paternal care:
The father is in the nest with the pups, licking and grooming them. He shows the same behavior patterns as the female (compare with video 2). The male is marked with hair dye.
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Maternal care: Apart from nursing, maternal care does not different from paternal care (compare with video 1). The father is sitting in the background.
Aggression experiment: Mice are attracted by bait in the field. The mice of one group eat peacefully next to one another. The mice of different groups react aggressively towards each other. The striped mouse is territorial.