Department of Ethology, Institute of Animal Science, Prague





Department of Animal Science and Ethology, Faculty of Agrobiology, Food and Natural Resources, Czech University of Life Sciences, Prague

Czech Republic



(Upgraded 4 January 2015)



Chapman, N. & Bartoš, L., 2014. The asynchronous timing of antler casting of Reeves’ muntjac (Muntiacus reevesi). Europ. J. Wildlife Res. 60, 563-565


Ceacero, F., Landete-Castillejos, T., Bartošová, J., Garcia, A. J., Bartoš, L., Komárková, M. & Gallego, L., 2014. Habituating to handling: Factors affecting preorbital gland opening in red deer calves. J. Anim. Sci. 92, 4130-413


Kouba, M., Bartoš, L. & Šťastný, K., 2014. Factors affecting vocalization in Tengmalm’s owl (Aegolius funereus) fledglings during post-fledging dependence period: scramble competition or honest signalling of need? PLoS One 9: e95594


Kouba, M., Bartoš, L. & Zárybnická, M., 2014. Perching of Tengmalm's owl (Aegolius funereus) nestlings at the nest box entrance: Effect of time of the day, age, wing length and body weight. PLoS One 9: e97504


Pluháček, J., Olléová, M., Bartoš, L. & Bartošová, J., 2014. Time spent suckling is affected by different social organization in three zebra species. J. Zool. 292, 10-17


Svobodová, I., Chaloupková, H., Končel, R., Bartoš, L., Hradecká, L. & Jebavý, L., 2014. Cortisol and secretory IgA response to stress in German Shepherd dogs. PLoS One 9, e90820


Vyplelová, P., Vokálek, V., Pinc, L., Pacáková, Z., Bartoš, L., Santariová, M. & Čapková, Z., 2014. Individual human odor fallout as detected by trained canines. Forensic Sci. Int. 234, 13-15



Brandlová, K., Bartoš, L. & Haberová, T., 2013. Camel calves as opportunistic milk thefts? The first description of allosuckling in domestic bactrian camel (Camelus bactrianus). PLoS One 8, e53052.


Kouba, M., Bartoš, L. & Šťastný, K., 2013. Differential movement patterns of juvenile Tengmalm´s owls (Aegolius funereus) during the post-fledging dependence period in two years with contrasting prey abundance. PLoS One 8: e67034. Doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0067034


Pluháček, J., Olléová, M., Bartošová, J., Pluháčková, J. & Bartoš, L., 2013. Laterality of suckling behaviour in three zebra species. Laterality 18, 349-364



Bartoš, L., Bubenik, G. A. & Kužmová, E. (2012): Endocrine relationships between rank - related behavior and antler growth in deer. Front. Biosci. E4: 1111-1126, DOI:


Dušek, A. & Bartoš, L., 2012. Variation in ano-genital distance in spontaneously cycling female mice. Reprod. Domest. Anim. 47, 984-987


Bartošová, J., Bartoš, L., Kotrba, R. & Ceacero, F., 2012. Pre-orbital gland opening in farmed red deer (Cervus elaphus) during stressful handling. J. Anim. Sci. 90, 3200-3206.


Bartošová, J., Ceacero, F. & Bartoš, L., 2012. Pre-orbital gland opening: Part of sucking behavior in red deer (Cervus elaphus) calves. J. Anim. Sci. 90, 3207-3212


Ceacero, F., Garcia, A. J., Landete-Castillejos, T., Bartošová, J., Bartoš, L. & Gallego, L., 2012. Benefits for dominant red deer hinds under a competitive feeding system: Food access behavior, diet and nutrient selection. PLoS One 7: e32780


Jozífková, E., Bartoš, L. & Flegr, J., 2012. Evolutional background of dominance/submissivity in sex and bondage: the two strategies? Neuroendocrinol. Letters 33, 636-642


Kužmová, E., Kotrba, R., Rolf, H., Bartoš, L., Wiese, K. G., Schulz, J. & Bubenik, G. A., 2012. Factors affecting the number of STRO-1(+) stem cells derived from regenerating antler and pedicle cells of red and fallow deer. Anim. Prod. Sci. 52, 746-749


Pluháček, J., Olléová, M., Bartošová, J. & Bartoš, L., 2012. Effect of ecological adaptation on suckling behaviour in three zebra species. Behaviour 149, 1395-1411


Vidal, F., Smith-Flueck, J. A. M., Flueck, W. T. & Bartoš, L., 2012. Variation in reproduction of a temperate deer, the southern pudu (Pudu puda). Anim. Prod. Sci. 52, 735-740



Dušek, A., Bartoš, L. & Sedláček, F. (2011). Mixed sex allocation strategies in a polytocous mammal, the house mouse (Mus musculus). Behav. Ecol. Sociobiol. 65, 2209-2217


Pluháček, J., Bartošová, J. & Bartoš, L., 2011. Further evidence for sex differences in suckling behaviour of captive plains zebra foals. Acta Ethologica 14, 91-95.


Bartošová, J., Komárková, M., Dubcová, J., Bartoš, L. & Pluháček, J. (2011): Concurrent lactation and pregnancy: Pregnant domestic horse mares do not increase mother-offspring conflict during intensive lactation. PLoS ONE 6: e22068


Apollonio, M., Putman, R., Grignolio, S. & Bartoš, L. (2011): 4 Hunting seasons in relation to biological breeding seasons and the implications for the control or regulation of ungulate populations. In: Ungulate management in Europe: Problems and practices (Apollonio M., Andersen R. & Putman R. eds.), Cambridge University Press, London, UK, pp. 80-105 (Link to the Cambridge website address for the book:


Bartoš, L., Bartošová, J., Pluháček, J. & Šindelářová, J. (2011): Promiscuous behaviour disrupts pregnancy block in domestic horse mares. Behav. Ecol. Sociobiol. 65: 1567-1572.


Bartoš, L. & Bubenik, G. A. (2011): Relationships between rank-related behaviour, antler cycle timing and antler growth in deer: behavioural aspects. Anim. Prod. Sci. 51: 303-310.


Kužmová, E., Bartoš, L., Kotrba, R. & Bubenik, G. A. (2011): Effect of different factors on proliferation of antler cells, cultured in vitro. PLoS ONE 6: e18053. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0018053.


Kužmová, E., Kotrba, R., Rolf, H., Bartoš, L., Wiese, K. G., Schulz, J. & Bubenik, G. A. (2011): Factors affecting the number STRO-1+ stem cells derived from regenerating antler and pedicle cells of red and fallow deer. Anim. Prod. Sci. 51 Supplement: xxxv-xxxix.


Pinc, L., Bartoš, L., Reslová, A. & Kotrba R. (2011): Dogs discriminate identical twins. PLoS ONE 6: e20704. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0020704.


Pluháček, J., Bartošová, J. & Bartoš, L. (2011): A case of adoption and allonursing in captive plains zebra (Equus burchellii). Behav. Process. 86: 174-177.


Vidal, F., Smith-Flueck, J. A. M., Flueck, W. T. & Bartoš, L. (2011): Possibility of two reproductive seasons per year in Southern pudu (Pudu puda) from a semi-captive population. Animal Production Science 51: Supplement cxcii-cxcii.




Bartoš, L., Kotrba, R. & Pintíř, J. (2010): Ungulates and their management in the Czech Republic. In: European Ungulates and their Management in the 21st century (Apollonio M., Andersen R. & Putman R. eds.), Cambridge University Press, London, UK, pp. 243-261.


P&B 2010 coverBartoš, L., Schams, D., Bubenik, G. A., Kotrba, R. & Tománek, M. (2010): Relationship between rank and plasma testosterone and cortisol in red deer males (Cervus elaphus). Physiol. Behav. 101: 628-634.


Dušek, A., Bartoš, L. & Sedláček, F. (2010): Developmental instability of ano-genital distance index: implications for assessment of prenatal masculinization. Dev. Psychobiol. 52: 568-573.


Pluháček, J., Bartoš, L. & Bartošová, J. (2010): Mother-offspring conflict in captive plains zebra (Equus burchellii): suckling bout duration. Appl. Anim. Behav. Sci. 122: 127-132.


Pluháček, J., Bartoš, L., Bartošová, J. & Kotrba, R. (2010): Feeding behaviour affects nursing behaviour in captive plain szebra (Equus burchellii). Appl. Anim. Behav. Sci. 128: 97-102.


Pluháček, J., Bartošová, J. & Bartoš, L. (2010): Suckling behavior in captive plains zebra (Equus burchellii): sex differences in foal behavior. J. Anim. Sci. 88: 131-136.



Bartoš, L. (2009): Chapter 39. Sika Deer in Continental Europe. In: Sika Deer: Biology and management of native and introduced populations (McCullough, D. R., Takatsuki, S. & Koichi, K. eds.), Springer, Tokyo Berlin Heidelberg New York, pp. 573-594.


Bartoš, L, Schams, D. & Bubenik, G. A. (2009): Testosterone, but not IGF-1, LH, prolactin or cortisol, may serve as antler-stimulating hormone in red deer stags (Cervus elaphus). Bone 44: 691-698.


Lhota, S., Jůnek, T. & Bartoš, L. (2009): Patterns and laterality of hand use in free-ranging aye-ayes (Daubentonia madagascariensis) and a comparison with captive studies. J. Ethol. 27: 419-428.


Slavík, O., Bartoš, L. & Horký, P. (2009): Effect of river fragmentation and flow regulation on occurrence of landlocked brown trout in a fish ladder. J. Appl. Ichthyol. 25: 67-72.



Bartoš, L., Bartošová, J. & Starostová, L. (2008): Position of the head is not associated with changes in horse vision. Equine Vet. J. 40: 599-601.


Drábková, J., Bartošová, J., Bartoš, L., Kotrba, R., Pluháček, J., Švecová, L., Dušek, A. & Kott, T. (2008): Sucking and allosucking duration in farmed red deer (Cervus elaphus). Appl. Anim. Behav. Sci. 113: 215-223.


Fričová, B., Bartoš, L., Bartošová, J., Panamá, J., Šustr, P. & Chaloupková, H. (2008): Comparison of reproductive success in fallow deer males on lek and single temporary stands. Folia Zool. 57: 269-273.


Horký, P., Slavík, O. & Bartoš, L. (2008): A telemetry study on the diurnal distribution and activity of adult pikeperch Sander lucioperca (L.) in a riverine environment. Hydrobiologia 614: 151-157


Homolka, M., Heroldová, M. & Bartoš, L. (2008): White-tailed deer winter feeding strategy in area shared with other deer species. Folia Zool. 57: 283-293.


Lhota, S., Jůnek, T., Bartoš, L. & Kuběna, A. A. (2008): Specialized use of two fingers in free-ranging aye-ayes (Daubentonia madagascariensis). Amer. J. Primatol. 70: 786-795.


Svobodová, I., Vápeník, P., Pinc, L. & Bartoš, L. (2008): Testing German shepherd puppies to assess their chances of certification. Appl. Anim. Behav. Sci. 113 : 139-149.



Bartoš, L., Bahbouh, R. & Vach, M. (2007): Repeatability of size and fluctuating asymmetry of antler characteristics in red deer (Cervus elaphus) during ontogeny Biol. J. Linn. Soc. 91: 215-226 (The definitive version is available at


Bartoš, L., Fričová, B., Víchová, J., Panamá, J., Šustr, P. & Šmídová, E. (2007): Estimation of the probability of fighting in fallow deer (Dama dama) during the rut Aggress. Behav. 33: 7-13


Bartošová-Víchová, J., Bartoš, L. & Švecová, L. (2007): Technical note: Preorbital gland opening in red deer (Cervus elaphus) calves as an indicator of stress J. Anim. Sci. 85: 494–496


Dušek, A., Bartoš, L. & Švecová, L. (2007): The effect of a mother's rank on her offspring's pre-weaning rank in farmed red deer. Appl. Anim. Behav. Sci. 103: 146-155.


Fričová, B., Bartoš, L., Bartošová-Víchová, J., Panamá, J., Šustr, P. & Jozífková, E. (2007): Females presence and males agonistic encounters in fallow deer Dama dama during the rut. Folia Zool. 56: 253-262


Horký, P., Slavík, O., Bartoš, L., Kolářová, J. & Randák, T. (2007): Behavioural pattern in cyprinid fish below the weir as detected by radio telemetry. J. Appl. Ichthyol. 23: 679-683


Horký, P., Slavík, O., Bartoš, L., Kolářová, J. & Randák, T. (2007): Docksides as winter habitats of chub and pikeperch in the channelised Elbe River. Fundam. Appl. Limnol. 168: 281-287 (PDF on request on <> or <>)



Kotrba, R., Knížková, I., Kunc, P. & Bartoš, L. (2007): Comparison between the coat temperature of the eland and dairy cattle by infrared thermography. J. Therm. Biol. 32: 355-359


Pluháček, J., Bartoš, L., Doležalová M. & Bartošová-Víchová, J. (2007): Sex of the foetus determines the time of weaning of the previous offspring of captive plains zebra (Equus burchelli) Appl. Anim. Behav. Sci. 105: 192-204


Pluháček, J., Sinha, S. P., Bartoš, L. & Štípek, P. (2007): Parity as a major factor affecting infant mortality of highly endangered Indian rhinoceros: Evidence from zoos and Dudhwa National Park, India. Biol. Conservat. 139: 457-461


Slavík, O., Horký, P., Bartoš, L., Kolářová, J. & Randák, T. (2007): Diurnal and seasonal behaviour of adult and juvenile European catfish as determined by radio-telemetry in the River Berounka, Czech Republic. J. Fish Biol. 71: 101-114



Bartoš, L. & Holečková, J. (2006): Exciting ungulates: male-male mounting in fallow, white-tailed and red deer; In: Homosexual behaviour in animals: An evolutionary perspective; Vasey, P. L. & Sommer, V. eds.; Cambridge University Press; Cambridge; p. 154-171


Bartoš, L. & Bahbouh, R. (2006): Antler size and fluctuating asymmetry in red deer (Cervus elaphus) stags and probability of becoming a harem holder in rut Biol. J. Linn. Soc. 87: 59-68 (The definitive version is available at


Havlíček, J., Dvořáková, R., Bartoš, L. & Flegr, J. (2006): Non-advertized does not mean concealed: Body odour changes across the human menstrual cycle Ethology 112: 81-90


Horký, P., Slavík, O., Bartoš, L., Kolářová, J. & Randák, T. (2006): The effect of the moon phase and seasonality on the behaviour of pikeperch in the Elbe River Folia Zool. 55(4): 411-417


Pluháček, J., Bartoš, L. & Čulík, L. (2006): High-ranking mares of captive plains zebra Equus burchelli have greater reproductive success than low-ranking mares Appl. Anim. Behav. Sci. 99: 315-329


Pluháček, J., Bartoš, L. & Víchová, J. (2006): Variation in incidence of male infanticide within subspecies of plains zebra (Equus burchelli) J. Mammal. 87: 35-40


Chaloupková, H., Illmann, G., Bartoš, L. & Špinka, M. (2006): The effect of pre-weaning housing on the play and agonistic behaviour of domestic pigs Appl. Anim. Behav. Sci. in press



Bartoš, L., Víchová, J. & Lancingerová, J. (2005): Pre-orbital gland opening in red deer (Cervus elaphus) calves: Signal of hunger? J. Anim. Sci. 83: 124–129


Bubenik, G. A., Miller, K. V., Lister, A. L., Osborn, D. A., Bartoš, L. & Van Der Kraak, G. J. (2005): Testosterone and estradiol concentrations in serum, velvet skin, and growing antler bone of male white-tailed deer J. Exp. Zool. 303A: 186-192


Pluháček, J. & Bartoš, L. (2005): Further evidence for male infanticide and feticide in captive plains zebra, Equus burchelli Folia Zool. 54: 258-262


Slavík, O., Bartoš, L. & Mattas, D. (2005): Does stream morphology predict the home range size in burbot? Environ. Biol. Fish. 74: 89-98


Víchová, J. & Bartoš, L. (2005): Allosuckling in cattle: Gain or compensation? Appl. Anim. Behav. Sci. 94: 223-235


Zhou, Y., Meng, X., Feng, J., Yang, Q., Feng, Z., Xia, L. & Bartoš, L. (2004): Review of the distribution, status and conservation of musk deer in China Folia Zool. 53: 129–140



Bartoš, L., Bubenik, G. A. & Tománek, M. (2004): The role of adrenal androgens in antler growth of castrated fallow deer (Dama dama): Possible stimulation of adrenal secretion of testosterone by stress Advances in Antler Science and Product Technology 45-53


Bartoš, L., Miller, K. V. & Osborn, D. (2004): Relationship between dominance and antler cycle in white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) Acta Theriol. 49: 517-525


Slavík, O. & Bartoš, L. (2004): What are the reasons for the Prussian carp expansion in the upper Elbe River, Czech Republic? Journal of Fish Biology, Supplement A 65: 240-253


Slavík, O. & Bartoš, L. (2004): Brown trout migration and flow variability Ecohydrol. Hydrobiol. 4: 125-135



Bartoš, L., Šustr, P., Janovský, P. & Bertagnoli, J. (2003): Sika deer (Cervus nippon) lekking in a free-ranging population in Northern Austria Folia Zool. 52: 1-10



Bartoš, L., Vaňková, D., Miller, K. V. & Šiler, J. (2002): Interspecific competition between white-tailed, fallow, red and roe deer J. Wildlife Manage. 66: 522-527


Bubenik, G. A., Reyes, E., Schams, D., Lobos, A., Bartoš, L. & Koerner, F. (2002): The effect of antiandrogen cyproterone acetate on the development of the antler cycle in Southern pudu (Pudu pudu) J. Exp. Zool. 292: 393-401


Reyes, E., Lobos, A., Carrasco, C., Cortes, R., Bubenik, G., Schams, D., Bartoš, L. & Acuna, A. (2002): Programa Conservacion de la Especie Nativa Pudu pudu, Molina (Mammalia, Cervidae) Cria en Cautividad de Fauna Chilena 363-370


Slavík, O. & Bartoš, L. (2002): Factors affecting migrations of burbot Journal of Fish Biology 60: 989-998


Vaňková, D. & Bartoš, L. (2002): The function of mounting behaviour in farmed red deer calves Ethology 108: 473-482



Bartoš, L., Kierdorf, U., Šiler, J. & Bubenik, G. A. (2001): Spontaneous mineralization, partial velvet shedding and antler sequestration in castrated fallow deer bucks (Dama dama). In: Antler Science and Product Technology (Sim, J. S., Sunwoo, H. H. & Hudson, R. J. eds.), ASP Research Centre, Edmonton, Alberta, pp. 87-95.


Bartoš, L., Vaňková, D., Šiler, J. & Illmann, G. (2001): Adoption, allonursing, and allosucking in farmed red deer (Cervus elaphus) Anim. Sci. 72: 483-492


Bartoš, L., Vaňková, D., Hyánek, J. & Šiler, J. (2001): Impact of allosuckling on growth of farmed red deer calves (Cervus elaphus) Anim. Sci. 72: 493-500


Bubenik, G. A., Jacobson, J. P., Schams, D. & Bartoš, L. (2001): Cryptorchism, hypogonadism and antler malformation in black-tailed deer (Odocoileus hemionus sitkensis) of Kodiak island Ztschr. Jagdwissensch. 47: 241-252


Slavík, O. & Bartoš, L. (2001): Spatial distribution and temporal variance of fish communities in the channelized and regulated Vltava River (Central Europe) Environ. Biol. Fish. 61: 47-55



Vaňková, D., Bartoš, L., Čížová-Schröffelová, D., Nešpor, F. & Jandurová, O. (2001): Mother-offspring bonding in farmed red deer: accuracy of visual observation verified by DNA analysis Appl. Anim. Behav. Sci. 73: 157-165



Bartoš, L., Schams, D., Kierdorf, U., Fischer, K., Bubenik, G. A., Šiler, J., Losos, S., Tománek, M. & Laštovková, J. (2000): Cyproterone acetate reduced antler growth in surgically castrated fallow deer J. Endocrinol. 64: 87-95


Bubenik, G. A., White, R. G. & Bartoš, L. (2000): Antler growth in male and female reindeer and its relationship to seasonal blood levels of alcaline phosphatase Folia Zool. 49: 161-166


Bubenik, G. A., Reyes, E., Schams, D., Lobos, A. & Bartoš, L. (2000): Pudu, the smallest deer of the world: 10 years of endocrine studies of Southern pudu (Pudu puda) in Chile Ztschr. Jagdwissensch. 46: 129-138


Bubenik, G. A., Brown, G. N., Hacker, R. R. & Bartoš, L. (2000): Melatonin concentrations in the gastrointestinal tissues of bovine fetuses Acta Vet. Brno 69: 177-182


Holečková, J., Bartoš, L. & Tománek, M. (2000): Inter-male mounting in fallow deer (Dama dama) - its seasonal pattern and social meaning Folia Zool. 49: 175-181


Pluháček, J. & Bartoš, L. (2000): Male infanticide in captive plains zebra, Equus burchelli Anim. Behav. 59: 689-694


Slavík, O. & Bartoš, L. (2000): Seasonal and diel changes of young-of-the-year fish in the channelised strech of the Vltava River (Bohemia, Czech Republic); In: Management and ecology of river fisheries; Cowx, I. G. ed.; Fishing New Books, Blackwell Science; Oxford; p. 101-111



Slavík, O., Mattas, D., Jiřinec, P., Bartoš, L. & Rebec, J. (2000): Substratum selection by different sizes of spined loach Cobitis sp. Folia Zool. 46 (Suppl. 1): 167-172




Bubenik, G. A., Brown, R. D., Schams, D. & Bartoš, L. (1999): The effect of ACTH on the GnRH-induced release of LH and testosterone in male white-talied deer Comp. Biochem. Physiol. C 122: 173-179


Bubenik, G. A., Hacker, R. R., Brown, G. M. & Bartoš, L. (1999): Melatonin concentrations in the luminal fluid, mucosa and muscularis of the bovine and porcine gastrointestinal tract J. Pineal Res. 26: 56-63



Bubenik, G. A., Reyes, E., Schams, D., Lobos, A. & Bartoš, L. (1999): Rank-dependent plasma levels of LH, FSH and testosterone in male pudu (Pudu puda) after GnRH administration Folia Zool. 48: 25-32


Kierdorf, U. & Bartoš, L. (1999): Treatment of growing pedicles with retionic acid increased the size of first antlers in fallow deer (Dama dama L.) Comp. Biochem. Physiol. C 124: 7-9


Vaňková, D., Bartoš, L., Miller, K. V. & Brandl, P. (1999): Behaviour of white-tailed and fallow deer during winter supplemental feeding Folia Zool. 48: 87-92



Bartoš, L., Herrmann, H., Šiler, J., Losos, S. & Mikeš, J. (1998): Variation of mating systems of introduced sika deer Rev. Ecol. (Terre Vie) 53: 337-345


Bartoš, L. & Perner, V. (1998): Distribution of mating across season and reproductive success according to dominance in male red deer Folia Zool. 47: 7-12



Bartoš, L., Reyes, E., Schams, D., Bubenik, G. A. & Lobos, A. (1998): Rank dependent seasonal levels of IGF-1, cortisol and reproductive hormones in male pudu (Pudu puda) Comp. Biochem. Physiol. A 120: 373-378


Bubenik, G. A., Schams, D., White, R. J., Rowell, J., Blake, J. & Bartoš, L. (1998): Seasonal levels of metabolic hormones and substrates in male and female reindeer (Rangifer tarandus) Comp. Biochem. Physiol. C 120: 307-315



Bartoš, L. & Losos, S. (1997): Response of antler growth to changing rank of fallow deer buck during the velvet period Can. J. Zool. 75: 1934-1939


Bubenik, G. A., Reyes, E., Schams, D., Lobos, A. & Bartoš, L. (1996): Seasonal levels of LH, FSH, testosterone and prolactin in adult male pudu (Pudu puda) Comp. Biochem. Physiol. 115B: 417-420


Bubenik, G. A., Schams, D., White, R. J., Rowell, J., Blake, J. & Bartoš, L. (1997): Seasonal levels of reproductive hormones and their relationship to the antler cycle of male and female reindeer (Rangifer tarandus) Comp. Biochem. Physiol. B 116B: 269-277


Illmann, G., Bartoš, L. & Šiler, J. (1997): Allosuckling and daytime nursing pattern in farmed red deer Cervus elaphus Ztschr. Säugetierknd. 62: 124-126


Reyes, E., Bubenik, G. A., Lobos, A., Schams, D. & Bartoš, L. (1997): Seasonal levels of cortisol, IGF-1 and triiodothyronine in adult male pudu (Pudu puda) Folia Zool. 46: 109-116


Slavík, O. & Bartoš, L. (1997): Effect of water temperature and polution on young-of-the-year fishes in regulated stretch of the Vltava river, Czech Republic Folia Zool. 46: 367-374



Vaňková, D., Bartoš, L. & Málek, J. (1997): The role of vocalization in the communication between red deer hinds and calves Ethology 103: 795-808


     1994 to 1996

Bartoš, L., Vaňková, D., Šiler, J. & Losos, S. (1996): Fallow deer tactic to compete over food with red deer Aggress. Behav. 22: 375-385


Bartoš, L. & Brain, P. F. (1994): Influence of body weight on dominance and aggression in groups of male Swiss strain mice Anim. Technol. 45: 161-168


Bartoš, L., Brain, P. F. & Donát, P. (1994): Comparisons of individually housed male mice with those kept in small groups in a food competition situation Anim. Technol. 45: 101-110


Bartoš, L. & Madlafousek, J. (1994): Infanticide in a seasonal breeder: the case of red deer Anim. Behav. 47: 217-219



Balmford, A., Bartoš, L., Brotherton, P., Herrmann, H., Lancingerová, J., Míka, J. & Zeeb, U. (1993): When to stop lekking: density-related variation in the rutting behaviour of sika deer J. Zool., Lond. 231: 652-656


Bartoš, L. & Brain, P. F. (1993): Physiological responses to social status and housing conditions in male mice subject to food competition tests Bolletino di Zoologia 60: 293-296


Bartoš, L., Franc, Č., Řehák, D. & Štípková, M. (1993): A practical method to prevent dark-cutting (DFD) in beef Meat Sci. 34: 275-282


Bartoš, L. & Šiler, J. (1993): Survey of Game Farming in Europe; Bartoš, L. & Šiler, J. eds.; FAO, Regional Office for Europe; Rome



Bartoš, L. & Vítek, M. (1993): Cluster analysis of red and sika deer phenotypes; In: Deer of China: Biology and Management; Ohtaishi, N. & Sheng, H.-I. eds.; Elsevier; Amsterdam, Oxford, New York, Tokyo; p. 15-21


Bubenik, G. A. & Bartoš, L. (1993): Cortisol levels in red deer (Cervus elaphus) and fallow deer (Dama dama) after an acute ACTH administration Can. J. Zool. 71: 2258-2261


Fiedler, J., Bartoš, L. & Perner, V. (1993): White red deer - Part III: Estimate of inbreeding intensity within the herd in the park Žehušice Deer 8: 100-103


     1990 to 1992

Bartoš, L. & Šiler, R. (1992): White red deer-II: the genetics of the 'white' red deer coloration Deer 8: 433-437


Bartoš, L. (1991): Sika/red deer hybridization - recognition, consequences and present status; In: Sika Cervus nippon Temminck, 1838; Eick, E. ed.; Internationale Geselschaft Sikawild; Möhnesee; p. 3.4



Bartoš, L., Zeeb, U. & Mikeš, J. (1991): Lekking behavior in sika deer; In: Wildlife Conservation: Present Trends and Perspectives for the 21st Century; Maruyama, N., Bobek, B., Ono, Y., Regelin, W., Bartoš, L. & Ratcliffe, P. R. eds.; Japan Wildlife Research Center; Yushima, Bunkyo-ko, Tokyo; p. 205-208


Bartoš, L. (1990): The white red deer Deer 8: 12-16


Bartoš, L. (1990): Social status and antler development in red deer; In: Horns, Pronghorns and Antlers: Evolution, Morphology and Social Significance; Bubenik, G. A. & Bubenik, A. B. eds.; Springer-Verlag; New York; p. 442-459


Bartoš, L. & Rödl, P. (1990): Effect of a conspecific's urine on reproduction in Arctic foxes; In: Chemical Signals in Vertebrates V; Macdonald, D., Müller-Schwarze, D. & Natynczuk, S. E. eds.; University of Oxford Press; Oxford; p. 352-359



Bartoš, L., Franc, Č., Albiston, G. & Beber, K. (1988): Prevention of dark cutting (DFD) beef in penned bulls at the abattoir Meat Sci. 22: 213-220


Bartoš, L., Perner, V. & Losos, S. (1988): Red deer stags rank position, body weight and antler growth Acta Theriol. 33: 209-217


Bartoš, L., Rödl, P. & Madlafousek, J. (1988): Induction of copulatory behavior in castrated female and male Arctic foxes Hormone. Behav. 22: 467-473


Bartoš, L. & Trojan, S. (1988): Male rat's continual ejaculatory activity, his fertility and sex ratio of his offspring Anim. Reprod. Sci. 17: 271-279


Franc, Č., Bartoš, L., Hanyš, Z. & Tomeš, Z. (1988): Preslaughter social activity of young bulls relating to the occurrence of dark-cutting beef Anim. Prod. 46: 153-161



Bartos 1987 Bili jeleni coverBartoš, L. (1987): Bílí jeleni (White Red Deer), Panorama, Praha (Highest quality PDF available on request - <>)


Bartoš, L., Perner, V. & Procházka, B. (1987): On relationship between social rank during the velvet period and antler parameters in a growing red deer stag Acta Theriol. 32: 403-412


Franc, Č., Bartoš, L., Steinerová, J. & Štípková, M. (1987): Vlastnosti a možnosti využití hovězího masa s charakteristikami DFD Živ. výr. 32: 1005-1014



Komárek, V. & Bartoš, L. (1987): Locomotory pecularities in Dama dama, Cervus elaphus, Capreolus capreolus and Ovis musimon Folia Veterinaria 31: 49-71



Ryba, J., Rödl, P., Bartoš, L., Daniel, M. & Černý, V. (1987): Some features of the ecology of fleas in the nests of the European suslik (Citellus citellus (L.)). II. The influence of mesostigmatid mites on flees Folia Parasitol. 34: 61-68




Bartoš, L. (1986): Relationships between behaviour and antler cycle in red deer Ethology 71: 305-314


Bartoš, L. (1986): Dominance and aggression in various sized groups of red deer stags Aggress. Behav. 12: 175-182


Ryba, J., Rödl, P., Bartoš, L., Daniel, M. & Černý, V. (1986): Some features of the ecology of fleas in the nests of the European suslik (Citellus citellus (L.)). I. Population dynamics, sex ratio, feeding reproduction Folia Parasitol. 33: 265-275



     1983 to 1985

Bartoš, L. & Perner, V. (1985): Integrity of a red deer stag social group during velvet period, association of individuals, and timing of antler cleaning Behaviour 95: 314-323


Bartoš, L. (1985): Social activity and the antler cycle in red deer stags; In: Biology of Deer Production; Fennesy, P. F. & Drew, K. R. eds.; The Royal Society of New Zealand; Wellington; p. 269-272


Bartoš, L., Malík, V., Hyánek, J., Vavruněk, J. & Bytešník, M. (1984): Relationship between rutting behaviour and non-annual incisor dentine layers of male sika deer - a hypothesis Acta Theriol. 29: 431-435


Bartoš, L. (1983): Some observations on the relationships between pre-orbital gland opening and social interactions in red deer Aggress. Behav. 9: 59-67



Bartoš, L. (1982): Reproductive and social aspects of the behaviour of 'white' red deer Säugetierkundliche Mitteilungen 30: 89-117


Bartoš, L. (1982): A note on the sexual behaviour in red deer hind Ztschr. Säugetierknd. 47: 185-187



Bartoš, L. & Hyánek, J. (1982): Social position in the red deer stag II. The relationship with developed antlers; In: Antler Development in Cervidae; Brown, R. D. ed.; Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute; Kingsville, Texas; p. 463-466


Bartoš, L. & Hyánek, J. (1982): Social position in the red deer stag I. The effect on developing antlers; In: Antler Development in Cervidae; Brown, R. D. ed.; Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute; Kingsville, Texas; p. 451-461


Bartoš, L. & Trojan, S. (1982): Male rat ejaculatory potential in a multiple-female situation in the course of four consecutive days Behav. Neural Biol. 34: 411-420


Bartoš, L. & Žirovnický, J. (1982): Hybridization between red and sika deer. III. Interspecific behaviour Zool. Anz. 208: 30-36


     1980 to 1981

Bartoš, L., Hyánek, J. & Žirovnický, J. (1981): Hybridization between red and sika deer. I. Craniological analysis Zool. Anz. 207: 260-270


Bartoš, L. & Žirovnický, J. (1981): Hybridization between red and sika deer. II. Phenotype analysis Zool. Anz. 207: 271-287


Bartoš, L. (1981): Secondary sex ratio in Siberian tigers, Przewalski horses and European bison Acta Theriol. 26: 127-130


Bartoš, L. (1980): The date of antler casting, age and social hierarchy relationships in the red deer stag Behav. Process. 5: 293-301


Bartoš, L. (1980): Coitus-induced ovulation and sex ratio in man Med. Hypoth. 6: 899-906


     1976 to 1977

Bartoš, L. (1977): Vaginal impedance measurement used for mating in the rat Lab. Anim. 11: 53-55


Bartoš, L. & Sedláček, J. (1977): Vaginal impedance measurement used for mating in the guinea-pig Lab. Anim. 11: 57-58


Bartoš, L. (1976): Treatment and prevention of mass incidence of corneal keratopathy in young rats Physiol. Bohemoslov. 25: 93-95