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Re: A QUESTION CONCERNING RTs IN NAKED MOLE RATS



> That is, do Naked Mole Rats [_Heterocephalus glaber_] even have respitory
> turbinates at all?  If they are so useless to ectotherms as Ruben et al
> claim, then there should be no use for them in ectothermic NMRs.

     Even if they are present, they may well just be a useless ancestral
feature that hasn't had time to atrophy.

LN Jeff
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