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Keywords: respiratory rateClose
Journal: Journal of Experimental Biology
J Exp Biol (1986) 120 (1): 79–103.
Published: 1 January 1986
... and respiratory rates. These were compared to similar relationships for flying birds. Respiratory evaporation dissipated only 10% of the heat produced. At ambient temperatures (T a ) above 15°C, heat loss was facilitated by vasodilation of feet and wing membranes, but this mechanism became less effective at high...