Duel on Syrtis by Poul Anderson:
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"Bold and ruthless, he was famed throughout the System as a big-game hunter. From the firedrakes of Mercury to the ice-crawlers of Pluto, he'd slain them all. But his trophy-room lacked one item; and now Riordan swore he'd bag the forbidden game that roamed the red deserts . . . a Martian!"
('Duel on Syrtis' by Poul Anderson)
Gathers oxygen from a thin atmosphere until it is breathable, supporting life.
Slows biological functions enough to survive in airless space - for a time.
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