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Imagine a mouse, waking with eyes red and sleepy, turning to his littermates, suddenly unable to say a word.
Zoo staff were concerned about hand-rearing Zoya apart from the socialization of a mother and littermates.
Puppies learn a great deal of social skills from their littermates and their mother.
Five other littermates were also delivered, each surrounded by its own placenta, as is usually the case in dogs.
The dog comes into being as a puppy, scrabbling with its littermates.
While mice with an intact sense of smell grow obese on a steady diet of high-fat chow, their littermates who have had their sense of smell expunged can eat the same food yet remain trim.
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