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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (Suppl_1): jeb228049.
Published: 24 February 2021
...Anthony M. Pagano; Terrie M. Williams ABSTRACT Rapid environmental changes in the Arctic are threatening the survival of marine species that rely on the predictable presence of the sea ice. Two Arctic marine mammal specialists, the polar bear ( Ursus maritimus ) and narwhal ( Monodon monoceros...
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (12): jeb175372.
Published: 19 June 2018
... in reduced locomotor speed and economy relative to digitigrade and unguligrade species, particularly at high speeds. Previous energetics research on polar bears ( Ursus maritimus ) found locomotor costs were more than double predictions for similarly sized quadrupedal mammals, which could be a result...
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