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Stéphane J. Montuelle, Anthony Herrel, Vicky Schaerlaeken, Keith A. Metzger, Alexandre Mutuyeyezu, Vincent L. Bels
Journal: Journal of Experimental Biology
J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (16): 2501–2510.
Published: 15 August 2009
... use a large teiid lizard, Tupinambis merianae , as a model system to test the mechanical link between prey size and the use of inertial feeding. We hypothesize that an increase in prey size will lead to the increased recruitment of the cranio-cervical system for prey transport and a reduced...
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