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Posts tagged panting

June 7, 2013

 

A cat laying on a couch with its paw extended

Do Cats Sweat Or Pant When They Overheat?

When sweat evaporates, it cools the skin, and panting releases heat through the mouth. So how do cats keep from overheating if they don't seem to sweat or pant?

October 23, 2003

 

How Birds Breathe

Flying is tougher than walking or running, right? So how come birds don't get winded and run out of breath?

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