An ectotherm is an organism in which internal physiological sources of heat are
of relatively ... out external sources of heat or shelter from heat; for example,
many reptiles regulate their body te...
Indeed, many studies have shown that snakes regulate their head temperatures
..... the snakes can shed excess heat to maintain body temperatures within their ...
Oct 2, 2011 ... However, snakes do have control over their body temperatures; they can ... As a
very general rule, snakes like to have a body temperature of ...
In speaking of the "body temperature" of warm-blooded animals one is usually
referring to ... temperature of the snake during fasting is practically always below
its en- ... an increased loss of heat, and that for this reason there would be an in-
creased ... chamber with the animal, in order to maintain a constanttemperature ...
Dec 16, 2014 ... All reptiles are ectotherms, or ectothermic. Mammals, on the other hand, can
regulate their body heat from within. That's why it can be 98°F ...
May 13, 2010 ... Lizards rely on the environment to control their body temperature. This strategy
has worked well for millions of years, but makes reptiles ...
If the body temperature goes outside of the acceptable range, the cells can't
perform ... Homeotherms: animals who maintain a constant internal body
temperature ... Fish, amphibians, and reptiles are poikilotherms, as are most
Feb 5, 2013 ... Most of their body heat is generated by their own metabolisms. ... such as snakes
(moving into shadow or into the sun to regulate temperature), ...
Endotherms regulate their own internal body temperature, regardless of ... Heat
can be exchanged between environment and animals via radiation, ... consume
food every day to sustain high its metabolism, while a snake (ectotherm) may
Cold-blooded animals do not maintain a constant body temperature. They get
their ... Snakes, lizards, and worms tend to be long and slender. These shapes ...