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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (13): jeb241109.
Published: 09 July 2021
... mammals. Immunology Leukocytes Life history Flight Allometry Chiroptera Scaling Powered flight has evolved at least three times in the evolutionary history of vertebrates and yet is one of the most energetically costly modes of transportation ( Rayner, 1988 ). Birds and bats experience...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (24): jeb234914.
Published: 24 December 2020
... 2020 http://www.biologists.com/user-licence-1-1/ Summary: Analysis of the cortisol–oxidative stress relationship, and the effect of simultaneous exposure to prolonged stress and an immune challenge in the insular bat Myotis vivesi . ACTH Antioxidants Chiroptera Cortisol Immune...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (20): jeb209163.
Published: 15 October 2019
... behaviours. Chiroptera Laryngeal echolocation Vespertilionidae Vocal development References Abney , D. H. , Warlaumont , A. S. , Haussman , A. , Ross , J. M. and Wallot , S. ( 2014 ). Using nonlinear methods to quantify changes in infant limb movements and...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (6): jeb196691.
Published: 21 March 2019
... energy expended by migratory bats during daytime roosting at stopovers is independent of ambient temperature as a result of facultative adjustment of torpor. Chiroptera Heterothermy Energy budget Thermoregulation Behavioural and physiological differences among species can lead to...
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (3): jeb171926.
Published: 13 February 2018
... beam, potentially by emitting sound through the mouth as well as the nostrils. Biosonar Acoustic signals Chiroptera Animal bioacoustics Organisms throughout the animal kingdom rely on acoustic signals for a wide range of survival behaviours, including communication, territorial defence...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (1): 100–106.
Published: 01 January 2015
.... executed the experiments. S.L. wrote the draft. S.L., K.S. and T.J. revised the article. Competing interests The authors declare no competing financial interests. © 2015. Published by The Company of Biologists Ltd 2015 DNA methylation Chiroptera Mammals Environmental adaptation...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (11): 2073–2080.
Published: 01 June 2013
... flight speeds for flying animals. However, the theoretical U-shaped flight power curve has not been robustly tested for Chiroptera, the only mammals capable of flapping flight. We examined the metabolic rate of seven Seba's short-tailed fruit bats ( Carollia perspicillata ) during unrestrained flight in...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (8): 1516–1521.
Published: 15 April 2013
... could impede a bat's ability to gain sufficient body mass before hibernation. voigt@izw-berlin.de COMPETING INTERESTS No competing interests declared. 25 8 2012 28 12 2012 © 2013. 2013 energetics chiroptera white-nose syndrome wing damage Since the...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (5): 800–808.
Published: 01 March 2013
..., University of Winnipeg, 515 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, R3B 2E9 ( l.mcguire@uwinnipeg.ca ) 22 3 2012 8 11 2012 © 2013. Published by The Company of Biologists Ltd 2013 Chiroptera digestive organ exercise organ lipids hoary bat Lasiurus cinereus migration...
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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (24): 4340–4344.
Published: 15 December 2012
...Christian C. Voigt; Ivailo M. Borrisov; Silke L. Voigt-Heucke SUMMARY The evolution of powered flight involved major morphological changes in Chiroptera. Nevertheless, all bats are also capable of crawling on the ground and some are even skilled sprinters. We asked if a highly derived morphology...
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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (17): 2935–2944.
Published: 01 September 2012
... mammals [Cetartiodactyla, Chiroptera, Eulipotyphla ( Buchler, 1976 ); and Afrosoricida ( Gould, 1965 ; Thomas et al., 2002 )]. The ability to echolocate allows animals to orient in their environment (all echolocators) and detect prey (odontocete whales and laryngeally echolocating bats) in total darkness...
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (15): 2693–2699.
Published: 01 August 2010
... work † Author for correspondence ( voigt@izw-berlin.de ) 4 5 2010 © 2010. 2010 flight metabolic rate stable isotopes Chiroptera Although flight is the most economical mode of animal locomotion in terms of energy spent per unit distance traveled, it necessitates a much...
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (11): 1844–1851.
Published: 01 June 2010
... relevant to feeding performance. * Author for correspondence ( jldavis@ecs.umass.edu ) 14 2 2010 © 2010. 2010 bite force lever mechanics 3-D modeling chiroptera feeding performance Measurements and estimates of whole-organism performance have provided useful information...
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J Exp Biol (2007) 210 (10): 1726–1734.
Published: 15 May 2007
... -glucose absorption), much more than in non-flying mammals. * Author for correspondence (e-mail: chris.tracy@cdu.edu.au ) 1 3 2007 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2007 2007 paracellular nutrient uptake carbohydrate absorption Chiroptera Egyptian fruit bat Rousettus...
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (9): 1725–1736.
Published: 01 May 2006
...Daniel K. Riskin; Stuart Parsons; William A. Schutt, Jr; Gerald G. Carter; John W. Hermanson SUMMARY Bats (Chiroptera) are generally awkward crawlers, but the common vampire bat ( Desmodus rotundus ) and the New Zealand short-tailed bat( Mystacina tuberculata ) have independently evolved the...
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J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (24): 4689–4698.
Published: 15 December 2005
... and Behavior, Cornell University, Seeley G. Mudd Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA(e-mail: jmr247@cornell.edu ) 12 10 2005 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2005 2005 aposematism echolocation Chiroptera Arctiidae coevolution Myotis septentrionalis Cycnia tenera The...
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (19): 3381–3390.
Published: 01 October 2003
... variable thermoregulatory strategies may reflect continental differences in the summer distribution of the sexes. * Author for correspondence (e-mail: paulcryan@lycos.com ) 27 6 2003 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2003 2003 Chiroptera thermoregulation energetics body...
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J Exp Biol (2001) 204 (16): 2873–2898.
Published: 15 August 2001
... aerodynamics of flight in this species. 5 6 2001 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2001 2001 flight wing mechanics aerodynamics computational modelling Chiroptera bat Pteropus poliocephalus Although the link between organismal structure and function has been recognized for...