Table 7.

Kendall's tau (τ) correlation coefficient and significance of correlation between prey mass and transport kinematic variables for feeding on apple in Tiliqua

VariableCorrelation coefficient (τ)
Trial duration0.62*
Transport stage duration0.58**
Number of transports0.54**
SO duration0.20**
SO as % of cycle0.01
Gape cycle duration0.27**
  • SO, slow open phase of the gape cycle

    Significant difference at *P<0.05, **P<0.01