Energetics and Thermoregulation in Chiroptera

  • A. F. Davydov
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Abstract

This review deals with analysis of current experimental data obtained predominantly by foreign authors on energetics and thermoregulation in many species of the Chiroptera order in connection with their circadian and seasonal hypometabolism due to the habitation temperature conditions, type of nutrition, reproduction, and flying activity.

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  • A. F. Davydov
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  1. 1.Sechenov Institute of Evolutionary Physiology and BiochemistryRussian Academy of SciencesSt. PetersburgRussia

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