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Allometry of the leg muscles of mammals
Measurements have been made of the leg muscles of mammals ranging from shrews Sorex to an elephant Loxodonta. Allometric equations based on body mass have been calculated for muscle masses, fibreExpand
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Design of the mammalian respiratory system.
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Comparative Physiology of Osmoregulation in Animals
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Ventilation and Expired Gas Composition in the Flamingo, Phoenicopterus ruber, during Normal Respiration and Panting
Direct measurements of ventilatory parameters have been employed in a study of ventilatory adjustments and changes in expired gas composition during heat stress in the greater flamingo,Expand
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Ionic content of body fluids and sodium efflux in Oreochromis alcalicus grahami, a fish living at temperatures above 30°C and in conditions of extreme alkalinity
Abstract 1. 1. Values for blood plasma ions at 35°C are: Na, 210.4 ± 4.6; Cl, 144.6 ± 2.6 and K, 6.5 ± 0.4 mM; osmotic pressure, 400 ± 18 mOsm. 2. 2. Blood ionic composition resembles that of marineExpand
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Locomotion of African mammals
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Thermoregulation and Standard Metabolism of the Slender Mongoose (Herpestes sanguineus)
In controlled laboratory conditions, oxygen uptake, rectal temperature, total and respiratory evaporative water loss, and respiratory frequencies in the slender mongoose (Herpestes sanguineus) wereExpand
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