Reptiles - Amphibians Articles
Sexual selection in scaled reptiles. However, more evidence links mosasaurs to snakes than to varanids. In others, like swifts, saliva is used in nest building see photo below. By using temperature variations in their surroundings, or by remaining cold when they do not need to move, reptiles can save considerable amounts of energy compared to endothermic animals of the same size. Neto and Pedro L.
They found no difference in appetite between groups (8). Overall, I looked at 4 more studies. Two of them showed weight loss of a few pounds over a period of 8 weeks (9, 10), but the other two showed no effect (11, 12).