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Re: Evolution of sleep



--- "Richard W. Travsky" <rtravsky@uwyo.edu> wrote:
I don't know if it
> qualifies as extreme, but
> dolphins and many birds practice "unihemispheric
> slow-wave sleep" or
> sleeping with only half the brain.

+++++++++++++++++++++

This is also seen in sea turtles. 

Jason

"I am impressed by the fact that we know less about many modern [reptile] types 
than we do of many fossil groups." - Alfred S. Romer

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