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Temporal changes in cranial size in South African vlei rats (Otomys): evidence for the ‘third universal response to warming’
(NISC (Pty) Ltd and Taylor & Francis, 2015)
Using museum collections and recently collected specimens we studied geographical and temporal (from 1906 to 2013) changes in skull size of two sibling species of rodents, Otomys auratus and O. angoniensis, in northern ...
Associated tympanic bullar and cochlear hypertrophy define adaptations to true deserts in African gerbils and laminate-toothed rats (Muridae: Gerbillinae and Murinae)
(Anatomical Society, 2019)
Hearing capabilities in desert rodents such as gerbils and heteromyids have been inferred from both anatomical and ecological aspects and tested with experiments and theoretical models. However, very few studies have focused ...