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Animals at the extremes: the desert environment
Animals at the extremes: the desert environment

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Figure 37
Figure 37 The gradients of temperature across the coat of (a) open-woolled Awassi sheep, (b) short-coated camels and (c) Merino sheep with dense fleece. All the animals are exposed to sunlight as shown and T a of 40°C

 3.4 Integration of anatomical features and biochemical and physiological strategies in endurers