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Table 2.

Q10 values (mean ± s.e.m.) for the seasonal change in resting rates of oxygen consumption at 25°C and 17°C in young tegu lizards

Seasonal activity stateQ10Body mass (g)
Autumn activity 1.50±0.066 99.27±16.6 
Winter dormancy 1.55±0.053 90.86±18.1 
Arousal   
Unfed 1.77±0.073 86.49±16.9 
Fed 2.94±0.012 97.26±23.7 
Spring activity 3.54±0.178 178.03±43.1 
Seasonal activity stateQ10Body mass (g)
Autumn activity 1.50±0.066 99.27±16.6 
Winter dormancy 1.55±0.053 90.86±18.1 
Arousal   
Unfed 1.77±0.073 86.49±16.9 
Fed 2.94±0.012 97.26±23.7 
Spring activity 3.54±0.178 178.03±43.1 

Measurements were made on six animals individually followed during their first annual cycle. Autumn activity corresponds to late autumn in Table 1.

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