When your hungry baby latches to your lactating breast, are you simply nursing your child or making a political statement?
Two June-taken females from the Sierra de Tamaulipas were lactating, and weighed 17 and 18 grams.
lactating females (22 specimens) were collected in June and July.
lactating females were caught in live-traps as late as October 23, although most females had ceased reproduction by then.
Two females collected at this locality on April 16 and 17 were lactating.
At no time were her mammae enlarged and she was not lactating or pregnant.
Four females obtained in March were lactating, as was one taken in December and one taken in January.
In the Sierra de Tamaulipas a lactating female was taken (June 9) in a steel trap.
One was a lactating female (November 15) and weighed 31 grams; the other, an immature male, weighed 23 grams.
Three June-taken females, all captured in mist nets, were lactating.
lactate lac·tate1 (lāk'tāt')
v. lac·tat·ed, lac·tat·ing, lac·tates
To secrete or produce milk.
A salt or an ester of lactic acid.