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Re: juveniles faster than adults



On Wed, Dec 1st, 2010 at 11:52 AM, GSP1954@aol.com wrote:

>  Do not see actual data that fully terrestrial reptiles get slower as they 
> mature either.

It seems to have been documented in tuataras:

PEPPERELL, J. G. 1982. Tuatara Sphenodon punctatus
locomotion: a summary. In D. G. Newman (ed.),
New Zealand Herpetology, pp. 207?211. New
Zealand Wildlife Service, Wellington, Occasional
Publication No. 2, Wellington, New Zealand.

As referenced from:

http://sydney.edu.au/science/biology/about_us/academic_staff/thompson_mike/pdfs/2006/163-
Nelson-Thompson-Pledger-Keall-Daugherty-2006.pdf

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Dann Pigdon
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Melbourne, Australia               http://home.alphalink.com.au/~dannj
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