PHYSIOLOGY OF INFRARED SENSORY IN PITVIPERS

Created by Brad Johnson

(Jerson's Pit viper-Protobothrops jerdonii--Photo courtesy of Abhijit Das)

This website is designed to explore the science behind the infrared sensory of the pit organs in pit vipers as well as to provide basic information on and discuss the pivotal role these pit organs serve in the pit vipers' daily functions.

 

GENERAL INFORMATION ON PIT VIPERS

EVOLUTION OF PIT ORGANS

MORPHOLOGY OF THE PIT ORGAN

PHYSIOLOGY OF THE PIT ORGAN

USES OF THE PIT ORGAN

RECENT DISCOVERIES/RESEARCH

PHOTO GALLERY

WORKS CITED

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HOT TOPICS IN ANIMAL PHYSIOLOGY

 

This website was created as a part of a class project in the Animal Physiology Class at