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Keywords: water vapour absorption (WVA)Close
Journal: Journal of Experimental Biology
J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (13): 2486–2494.
Published: 1 July 2006
... source during periods of drought. In this study, we used microcalorimetry to test whether Polyxenus lagurus (L.) exploits active water vapour absorption (WVA) for water replenishment. Individual animals were pre-desiccated to 10–20% mass-loss and heat fluxes then monitored using a TAM 2277...