PMID: 41942Sep 1, 1979

Abnormal testes in reindeer, Rangifer tarandus

Journal of Reproduction and Fertility
N Leader-Williams

Abstract

In a sample of reindeer from South Georgia, 4 males were abnormal in that 1 had bilateral cryptorchid testis, 2 each had 1 cryptorchid testis and 1 had a vestigial testis. The antlers of the cryptorchid males were small, but the antler cycle itself was hardly affected.

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