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Posts tagged endothermic

July 30, 2013

 

snake on the jungle floor

Staying Warm

You probably already know that humans are warm-blooded, while creatures like snakes are cold-blooded. Scientists prefer the terms endothermic and ectothermic.

March 29, 2011

 

reptile

What Do “Cold Blooded” And “Warm Blooded” Mean?

Scientists dislike using the terms "cold blooded" and "warm blooded."

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