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My neutered male has been showing some interesting behavior. He used to follow around our female and lick her genital region. After separating him from her, we got him another male for company. Now he does the same non stop grooming of the genitals to my little boy! Is this some sort of social behavior?
 

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My neutered male humps females when they're in heat, if they let him. (Then he looks kinda disappointed, poor eunuch!)

He does the same licking thing you described to two younger males he has as cagemates, till they got big enough to roll him over and groom him back. It has pretty much stopped.

Did your female dislike the behavior? It sounds harmless.
 

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She generally seems unamused, but right now she isn't having heat cycles. I did some reading into this and something suggested it was a dominance thing. However this male is pretty much like play-dough in placidity. He's given up with grooming his poor cagemate. There wasn't any other aggressive actions and the younger one out up with it.
 
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