David Thomas

Zoologist (retired) with wide biological interests

About me

University zoologist (retired) with research interests in: ecophyiological adaptations to difficult environments (mainly on birds in deserts & aquatic habitats); kidney, intestinal & salt gland function & endocrine control in birds; epithelial transport mechanisms for water & mineral ions. Numerous peer-reviewed publications in these research areas. Teaching interests in comparative physiology, behavioural & physiological ecology, tropical & Mediterranean environmental ecology.

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David Thomas
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a professional scientist