KEY WORDS: autotomy
, Cancer pagurus, manual declawing, contests, welfare
Effect of caudal autotomy
on locomotor performance of wall lizards (Podarcis muralis).
The costs of autotomy
and regeneration in animals: a review and framework for future research.
Several reptile studies have recorded caudal autotomy
with occasional bifurcation occurring in regrowing tails.
, functional conflicts and their resolution by a salamander.
Seifert was studying scar-free healing in amphibians when a colleague told him that a small rodent he had observed in Africa seemed capable of autotomy
, a defense mechanism whereby the animal self-amputates a body part to escape a predator.
Comparison of autotomy
behavior induced in rats by various clinically used neurectomy methods.
Two new reports of autotomy
of the tail in rodents.
We collected the samples using a nonlethal technique that consists of inducing limb autotomy
An intra- and interspecific study of body size and autotomy
as a defense in Orthoptera.
, or appendage loss, is common in many animals, including reptiles, amphibians, mammals, birds, fish, echinoderms, crustaceans, spiders, and insects (see Maginnis 2006a; Fleming et al.
Key words: call frequency, gecko distribution, Hemidactylus frenatus, autotomy
, temperature, seasonality.
Some 470 delegates and speakers attended the fourth annual Native Title Conference in Alice Springs in June to discuss the practical aspects of the legislative regime--including agreement making, alternative funding models for greater Indigenous autotomy
, mediating community disputes, governance and finding integrated approaches.
This suggests that the lizards are paying a considerable energetic cost for their tactic of autotomy
Until their last molts, spiders can regenerate their lost limbs, a trick of nature called autotomy