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Phyllotis Mouse

Caption: Phyllotis mice that have evolved in the Pervian Andes show an adaptation to maximize energy production when little oxygen is available, by a preference for carbohydrates as fuel over fatty acids.

Credit: Marie-Pierre Schippers

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