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J Exp Biol jeb.245127.
Published: 23 January 2023
... that the uninsulated rays may be kept warm when foraging to maintain high mechanosensory function. To test these hypotheses, we remotely monitored surface temperatures in wild-caught star-nosed moles. While the tail acted as a thermal window exhibiting clear vasoconstriction/vasodilation, the star varied passively...
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (24): 4205–4212.
Published: 15 December 2010
... but in a counter-intuitive way, with inactive males exhibiting the highest T S . This was likely due to strong impacts of environmental variables on the kinds of behavior exhibited, with males being less active on warm, humid days at peak solar radiation. We classified thermal windows as areas in which T S was one...
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (10): 1727–1738.
Published: 15 May 2003
... mainly over the sparsely insulated body appendages, whereas the location of main heat sinks in hauled-out seals remains unclear. Here, we demonstrate thermal windows on the trunk of harbour seals, harp seals and a grey seal examined under various ambient temperatures using infrared thermography...