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Developmental stage does not affect resting metabolic rate in the monitor lizard, Varanus salvator

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Affiliations: 1: 1Hangzhou Key Laboratory for Ecosystem Protection and Restoration, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, Hangzhou Normal University, Hangzhou 310036, Zhejiang, China ; 2: 2Hainan Key Laboratory for Herpetology, College of Life Sciences and Ecology, Hainan Tropical Ocean University, Sanya 572022, Hainan, China ; 3: 3Jiangsu Key Laboratory for Biodiversity and Biotechnology, College of Life Sciences, Nanjing Normal University, Nanjing 210023, Jiangsu, China

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