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Bats of Papua New Guinea
Some of the largest and biologically richest tropical forests remaining in the world are found among the 600 islands of Papua New Guinea. These forests support a diverse bat fauna, with 91 nativeExpand
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The metabolism of New Guinean pteropodid bats
Abstract. Rate of metabolism and body temperature were measured in eight species of pteropodid bats that live in Papua New Guinea. These data and those from 13 other species available in theExpand
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Behavior of bats at wind turbines
Significance Bats are dying in unprecedented numbers at wind turbines, but causes of their susceptibility are unknown. Fatalities peak during low-wind conditions in late summer and autumn andExpand
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Guild Structure of Surface‐Gleaning Bats in Panama
Food habits data from a complex guild of surface-gleaning, Neotropical bats over an annual cycle show that prominent consumption of beetles is the feature common to all species. Other insect orders,Expand
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FEEDING BEHAVIOUR AND FORAGING STRATEGIES OF CAPTIVE PHYLLOSTOMID FRUIT BATS: AN EXPERIMENTAL STUDY
SUMMARY (1) Feeding rhythms, rates, and fruit selectivity were observed in flight cage experiments involving seven species of frugivorous bats (Chiroptera: Phyllostomidae) from two distinct foragingExpand
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Rate of metabolism and temperature regulation in two small tropical insectivorous bats (peropteryx macrotis and natalus tumidirostris)
Abstract 1. 1. The rate of metabolism and temperature regulation of the small (5g) insectivorous bats Peropteryx macrotis (Emballonuridae) and Natalus tumidirostris (Natalidae) were studied. 2. 2.Expand
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The Energetics of Australasian Swifts, Frogmouths, and Nightjars
Body temperature and rate of oxygen consumption were measured as a function of environmental temperature in two swiftlets from New Guinea, Collocalia esculenta and Collocalia vanikorensis, twoExpand
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PHENOLOGY, SEED DISPERSAL, AND COLONIZATION IN MUNTINGIA CALABURA, A NEOTROPICAL PIONEER TREE
In this paper we describe the phenology, fruiting ecology, and colonization ability of a widespread neotropical pioneer tree, Muntingia calabura (Eleocarpaceae), in Costa Rican dry tropical forest.Expand
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BASAL RATES OF METABOLISM OF NECTARIVOROUS BATS (PHYLLOSTOMIDAE) FROM A SEMIARID THORN FOREST IN VENEZUELA
The phyllostomid bats Choeroniscus godmani, Glossophaga longirostris, and Leptonycteris curasoae maintained normothermia throughout 1.5- to 3.0-h experiments at ambient temperatures of 12-290C. AboveExpand
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