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Integration of metabolism and digestion in the hyrax

  • 1983
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 13
N. Fairall, A.K. Eloff & I.S. McNairn Page: 79 - 80

Metabolic adaptations and digestive ability were integrated to explain the ecological efficiency of the hyrax (Procavia capensis). Metabolic rate was shown to decrease linearly with a drop in ambient temperature, but at a lower rate than an animal of equivalent…

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