5.5 Energy budgeting – the benefits of hibernation and torpor Studies performed on ground squirrels in the wild and in the laboratory have allowed estimates to be made of energy expenditure in hibernating and euthermic animals over similar periods (Wang, 1987). The average time spent by Richardson's ground squirrel in a periodic arousal in the wild is about 10 hours and the frequency of arousal decreases during November-March, when animals are spending more than 90% of their time in torpor. Monthly total oxygen consumption in January is about 35% of tha
Studies performed on ground squirrels in the wild and in the laboratory have allowed estimates to be made of energy expenditure in hibernating and euthermic animals over similar periods (Wang, 1987). The average time spent by Richardson's ground squirrel in a periodic arousal in the wild is about 10 hours and the frequency of arousal decreases during November-March, when animals are spending more than 90% of their time in torpor. Monthly total oxygen consumption in January is about 35% of tha
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Help Oregon State University win the 2011 Pac-12 Best of the West Fitness Challenge. Sign up and log your physical activity at http://www.facebook.com/Pac12BestoftheWestFitnessChallenge
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The Internet publicity market
You can show the results of a study and summarize it in a memo.
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The incentive for agricultural production should rather go out from the agricultral markets than from the politic