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Thermoregulation of the Spiny Soft-Shelled Turtle Trionyx spinifer
Ten soft-shelled turtles were heated and cooled in air and water (15, 35, 15 C). In water, all animals heated faster than they cooled. In still air, seven of nine animals tested cooled faster thanExpand
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Heart-Rate Response to Forced and Voluntary Diving in Swamp Rabbits Sylvilagus aquaticus
Biotelemetry transmitters were surgically implanted in the abdominal cavity of 12 mature swamp rabbits, Sylvilagus aquaticus, to monitor the heart-rate response to forced and voluntary diving.Expand
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Fear bradycardia in captive eastern chipmunk, Tamias striatus
Abstract 1. 1. Biotelemetry transmitters were surgically implanted in the abdominal cavity of three eastern chipmunks, Tamias striatus , and the heart rate response to fear was investigated. 2. 2.Expand
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Heart Rate Response to Threat and Diving in the Ornate Box Turtle, Terepene ornata
Behavior and heart rate response of seven ornate box turtles (Terepene ornata) to visual threat, touch, forced diving, and voluntary diving were investigated. Visual stimulus resulted in twoExpand
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Thermal conductance and its relation to thermal time constants
Abstract A large body of thermoregulation studies exists in which the proper relationship between the physiological variable, thermal conductance, and heating or cooling time is not recognized. ThisExpand
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Physiological monitoring during nmr measurements of animals
Abstract With the introduction of whole animal NMR, simultaneous measurement of various physiological parameters becomes desirable. Described is a system for monitoring body temperature,Expand
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Thermal indications of cutaneous blood flow in the American alligator
1. 1. Cutaneous surface and subdermal heat flow measurements were made for a 67.1 kg alligator and combined with previously reported data from smaller alligators. 2. 2. Mean cutaneous blood flowExpand
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Fear bradycardia in the eastern fox squirrel, Sciurus niger, and eastern grey squirrel, S. carolinesis
Abstract 1. 1. Biotelemetry transmitters were surgically implanted in the abdominal cavity of two eastern grey squirrels, Sciurus carolinesis and one eastern fox squirrel, S. niger . Heart rateExpand
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Evaporative Water Loss in the Spiny Soft-Shelled Turtle Trionyx spiniferus
Evaporative water loss rates are reported for the soft-shelled turtle Trionyx spiniferus at 15 C, 25 C, and 35 C. Area specific water loss rates per unit vapor pressure saturation deficit show noExpand
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