A comparison of sweat gland activity in eight species of East African bovids.

@article{Robertshaw1969ACO,
  title={A comparison of sweat gland activity in eight species of East African bovids.},
  author={David Robertshaw and C. Richard Taylor},
  journal={The Journal of physiology},
  year={1969},
  volume={203 1},
  pages={135-43}
}
1. The pattern and control of the sweat glands of eight species of wild bovids has been studied.2. Heat exposure resulted in changes in cutaneous moisture loss which showed considerable species variation. Duiker, Grant's gazelle, Thomson's gazelle and oryx all demonstrated periodic discharges of moisture on to the surface of the skin. Defassa waterbuck and eland exhibited discharges which were accompanied by a gradual rise in basal level. Buffalo showed an immediate large increase which was… CONTINUE READING
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