Origin and Development of Endothermy: From the Standpoint of Ecological Energetics of Birds

The research is based on the findings of an integrated assessment of resting energy expenditure and common behaviour in birds belonging to different systematic classes. Endothermy has evolved separately and in distinct geological ages in birds and mammals. In both classes, however, it emerged as a side effect of selection for enhancement of aerobic metabolism…
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