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Foraging Behavior of the Timber Rattlesnake, Crotalus horridus
moregulation of lizards and toads at high altitudes in Peru. Copeia 1976:155-170. POUGH, F. H., AND C. GANS. 1982. The vocabulary of reptilian thermoregulation, p. 17-23. In: Biology of the Reptilia.Expand
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The systematic relationships of the snake genus Anomochilus
Phylogenetic analysis of 38 skeletal characters, 12 muscular characters and 15 visceral characters in 17 major snake clades plus Anomochilus suggests that Anomochilus is the sister taxon of all otherExpand
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Feeding in Atractaspis (Serpentes: Atractaspididae): a study in conflicting functional constraints.
African fossorial colubroid snakes of the genus Atractaspis have relatively long fangs on short maxillae, a gap separating the pterygoid and palatine bones, a toothless pterygoid, and a snout tightlyExpand
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Activity of Head Muscles During Feeding by Snakes: A Comparative Study
The adaptive radiation of colubroid snakes has involved the development of numerous prey capture specializations combined with conservation of a swallowing mechanism characterized by independentExpand
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The feeding apparatus of the salamander Amphiuma tridactylum: Morphology and behavior
Anatomical studies of cephalic bones and muscles combined with cine and high‐speed videographic analyses of feeding demonstrate that Amphiuma tridactylum uses two distinct types of suction feeding.Expand
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Morphology and behavior of the feeding apparatus in Cryptobranchus alleganiensis (Amphibia: Caudata)
Cine and high‐speed videographic analyses of feeding in Cryptobranchus alleganiensis demonstrate that prey are captured by either inertial suction or a strike combined with suction. Movements ofExpand
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Feeding behaviour in Cylindrophis and its bearing on the evolution of alethinophidian snakes
Cylindrophis ruffus ingests prey using two distinct mechanisms. During initial phases of prey transport, lateral movements of the rear of the braincase combine with small unilateral movements of theExpand
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Novel Sexual Patterns in Two Simultaneously Hermaphroditic Gobies, Lythrypnus dalli and Lythrypnus zebra
The gobiid species Lythrypnus dalli and L. zebra are simultaneous hermaphrodites and are also known to provide male parental care. This combination of traits has not previously been reported, and theExpand
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The diagnosis of tuberculosis in children.
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