Bolting , bouldering , and burrowing : functional morphology and biomechanics of pedal specialisations in desert-dwelling lizards

@inproceedings{Higham2015BoltingB,
  title={Bolting , bouldering , and burrowing : functional morphology and biomechanics of pedal specialisations in desert-dwelling lizards},
  author={Timothy E Higham},
  year={2015}
}
Animals often move in a variety of complex habitats and they often exhibit morphological variation that can be explained, at least in part, by the habitat in which they live. The habitats of animals are often generally categorised based on dominant structures. Although this scheme can be fruitful, it ignores the intricacies of the microhabitat and the actual habitat utilisation of an animal. This is especially the case for desert habitats, which are often regarded as uniform and simple. Desert… CONTINUE READING

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