Figure 2: Typical data obtained from a single bird corresponding to: (1) the end of the brooding shift (range, 5–10 d; mean ± s.d.: 7.3 ± 1.9, n = 12); (2) the foraging trip (range 5.1–10.2 d; mean, 7.5 ± 1.6); (3) the beginning of the following brooding shift (less than 36 h). | Nature

Figure 2: Typical data obtained from a single bird corresponding to: (1) the end of the brooding shift (range, 5–10 d; mean ± s.d.: 7.3 ± 1.9, n = 12); (2) the foraging trip (range 5.1–10.2 d; mean, 7.5 ± 1.6); (3) the beginning of the following brooding shift (less than 36 h).

From: Hypothermia in foraging king penguins

Figure 2

The typically gradual decrease in stomach temperature (Tstom) is shown over the 2–5 d following implantation, as well as the further periodic decreases in both Tstom and upper-abdominal temperature (Tabtop) which were synchronized with diving bouts. In the example shown here, the lower-abdominal temperature (Tabbot) fell below 22.7 °C (the upper limit of the range of R2) in the three last diving bouts, reaching values as low as 18.1 °C.

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