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Behavior of Captive Opossums, Didelphis marsupialis virginiana
The individual and social behavior of 73 captive opossums, Didelphis marsupialis virginiana, was studied. The patterns of behavior seen in Didelphis appear generalized, correlating with the opossum'sExpand
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Temperature regulation in the opossum, Didelphis marsupialis virginiana.
  • J. J. McManus
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Journal of mammalogy
  • 22 August 1969
The opossum, Didelphis marsupialis virginiana, was able to maintain body temperature close to the normal value of 35.46 ± 0.66°C (measured at Ta 25° C) at ambient temperatures ranging from 3 to 35°Expand
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Bioenergetics of young painted turtles, Chrysemys picta
Abstract 1. 1. Food intake, egestion and assimilation efficiency of young Chrysemys picta were studied at various ambient temperatures. 2. 2. The lowest rate of food intake was 1·25±S.D. l·02mg/g perExpand
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Activity and thermal preference of the little brown bat, Myotis lucifugus, during hibernation.
  • J. J. McManus
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of mammalogy
  • 20 November 1974
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Temperature and metabolism of a tropical lizard, Anolis acutus
Abstract 1. 1. Field and laboratory studies of temperature and metabolism were conducted on Anolis acutus, a lizard native only to St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. 2. 2. During daylight the lizardsExpand
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Temperature regulation in three species of tropical bats.
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Early postnatal growth and the development of temperature regulation in the mongolian gerbil, Meriones unguiculatus.
  • J. J. McManus
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of mammalogy
  • 16 December 1971
The growth and development of young in 22 litters of Mongolian gerbils, Meriones unguiculatus , were studied for a period of 4 weeks after birth. Data on body weight and on total, body, tail, hindExpand
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Water relations and food consumption of the mongolian gerbil, Meriones unguiculatus.
  • J. J. McManus
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Comparative biochemistry and physiology. A…
  • 24 July 1972
Abstract 1. 1. The basal fluid and caloric intakes of Meriones unguiculatus were studied under conditions of ad lib. fresh water, progressively higher concentrations of NaCl, water deprivation, andExpand
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Bioenergetics and water requirements of the redback vole, Clethrionomys gapperi.
  • J. J. McManus
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Journal of mammalogy
  • 30 March 1974
The effects of temperature on food consumption, assimilation efficiency, oxygen uptake, and water requirements of the redback vole, Clethrionomys gapperi , were studied. Gross and net caloric intakesExpand
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