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Keywords: Gloydius brevicaudusClose
Journal: Journal of Experimental Biology
J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (17): 3103–3109.
Published: 1 September 2017
... of a homothermal target in cold surroundings as a bright spot on a dark background. To test this hypothesis, we evaluated how the pit viper ( Gloydius brevicaudus ) discriminates and strikes prey when the background temperature is either higher or lower than that of the prey (approximately 32–33°C) in different...