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Lizard embryos prioritize post-hatching energy reserves over increased hatchling body size during development 

Murphy, Kaitlyn M; Radder, Rajkumar S; Shine, Rick; Warner, Daniel A; (2019-09-09)
Embryonic development in oviparous organisms is fueled by maternally-allocated yolk, with many organisms hatching before that energy store is completely used up; the resultant leftover (residual) yolk is internalized and ...