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Keywords: Coturnix chinensis
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (21): jeb231761.
Published: 3 November 2020
... torpor, which is characterised by controlled reductions of metabolism and body temperature ( T b ). We investigated at what age the precocial king quail Coturnix chinensis can defend a high T b under a mild thermal challenge and whether they can express torpor soon after achieving endothermy to overcome...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (15): 2153–2160.
Published: 1 August 2002
...Graham N. Askew; Richard L. Marsh SUMMARY Take-off in birds at high speeds and steep angles of elevation requires a high burst power output. The mean power output of the pectoralis muscle of blue-breasted quail ( Coturnix chinensis ) during take-off is approximately 400 W kg -1 muscle...
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