Effects of Sex and Age on Heterothermy in Goodman’s Mouse Lemur (Microcebus lehilahytsara)

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All habitats of Madagascar go through a dry season from April to September each year, resulting in a period of fruit scarcity lasting up to 6 months and creating selection pressure for adaptation to fluctuations in resources. Some Cheirogaleid lemurs, including mouse lemurs (Microcebus), use daily torpor and long-term hibernation during this period, saving… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10764-015-9867-8

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