Body temperature regulation and torpor in the antelope ground squirrel, Ammospermophilus leucurus.

@article{Kramm1972BodyTR,
  title={Body temperature regulation and torpor in the antelope ground squirrel, Ammospermophilus leucurus.},
  author={K. R. Kramm},
  journal={Journal of mammalogy},
  year={1972},
  volume={53 3},
  pages={
          609-11
        }
}
  • K. R. Kramm
  • Published 1972
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of mammalogy
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