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VARIATION IN TIME AND ENERGY BUDGETS OF BREEDING WHEATEARS by JUAN MORENO') and LARS HILLSTRÖM2) (Department of Zoology, Box 561, S-751 22 Uppsala, Sweden) (With 2 Figures) (Acc. 8-X-1991) Introduction Time and energy are finite resources, the allocation of which to different activities and

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Frequency of reproduction, clutch size and clutch energy in the lizard Anguis fragilis J. W. Patterson* Department of Zoology, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RD, U.K. * Present address: Department of Biology, Chancellor College, University of Malawi, P.O. Box 280

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Material and energy budget during incubation in a Chinese skink, Eumeces chinensis Xiang Ji1, Shui-Yu Fu2, Hua-Song Zhang2, Ping-Yue Sun3 1 Department of Biology, Hangzhou Normal College, Hangzhou 310036, Zhejiang, P. R. China 2 Department of Chemistry, Hangzhou Normal College, Hangzhou 310036

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Introduction Adaptive regulation of energy metabolism plays an important role in small mammals for coping with changes in the natural environment (Li et al., 2017; Zhang et al., 2018). In nature, many animals are faced with seasonal variations in food resources (Veloso & Bozinovic, 1993

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DOD, SEX, TIME, AND EFFORT IN A SMALL MAMMAL: ENERGY ALLOCATION STRATEGIES FOR SURVIVAL AND REPRODUCTION by GLENN PERRIGO1) (Division of Biological Sciences, 105 Lefevre Hall, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri 65211, U.S.A.) (With 7 Figures) (Acc. 1-XII-1989) Introduction All of the

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Introduction Energy metabolism is a critical component for distribution, abundance and reproductive success of rodents (Bozinovic, 1992 ). Energy metabolism in wild small animals is influenced by several environmental and physiological factors that include temperature. Temperature

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FEMALE RESISTANCE AND MATING OUTCOMES IN A STREAM-DWELLING ISOPOD: EFFECTS OF MALE ENERGY RESERVES AND MATING HISTORY by TIMOTHY C. SPARKES 1,3,4) , DANIEL P. KEOGH 2,5) and TYLER H. ORSBURN 1,6) ( 1 Center for Ecology, Evolution and Behavior, T. H. Morgan School of Biological Sciences

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Animal Biology 62 (2012) 111–118 brill.nl/ab Seasonal changes of energy reserves in Bulimulus tenuissimus (d’Orbigny, 1835) (Mollusca, Bulimulidae) Lidiane Silva 1 , 2 , 3 , ∗ , Liliane Meireles 2 , 4 , Flávia Oliveira Junqueira 2 , Jairo Pinheiro 1 and Elisabeth Cristina de Almeida Bessa 2 1

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Water and energy balance of the thorny devil Moloch horridus: is the devil a sloth? P.C. Withers, S.D. Bradshaw Department of Zoology, University of Western Australia, Perth, WA 6009 Abstract. Rates of turnover of water, energy and sodium were measured for free-ranging thorny devils (Moloch

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BREEDING SEASON TIME AND ENERGY BUDGETS OF THE POLYANDROUS SPOTTED SANDPIPER by STEPHEN J. MAXSON and LEWIS W. ORING1) (Department of Biology, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, North Dakota, U.S.A.) (With 22 Figures) (Acc. 15-11-1980) INTRODUCTION Every animal has a finite amount of time

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