To follow up on Quora User's answer, although I don't quite have the proper
herpetological ... Why do human beings and other warm-blooded creatures die at
body ... below 96 degrees Farenheit (due to hypothermia), when reptiles do just
fine? ... As the OP notes, reptiles can cope with temperatures below 96 degrees.
Iguanas, like many reptiles, have two strikes against them when it comes to
hypothermia. First, they are reptiles: they do not produce their own body heat, so
when ... which enables them to maintain a body temperature of 77 F [25 C] in 42
F [8 C] water ... Hypothermia, then, is the state of the body being so cold as to
begin the ....
Feb 3, 2004 ... Computer beats human champ in ancient Chinese game ... Warm-blooded
animals produce their own body heat, so as to always ... it's cold out, lizards and
other cold-blooded reptiles are not nearly as fast or responsive as when it's warm
. ... And besides that some people's metabolism is just faster so they ...
Hypothermia is not entirely based on time, but also temperature and the victim's
... Hypothermia is a condition which occurs as a body's temperature drops under
96 ... which occurs as a body's temperature drops under 96 degrees Fahrenheit,
... This is what actually kills the victim, rather than just cold temperatures over ti...
Echidna's do just fine with this temperature. The discovery forced researchers to
reassess what biology they considered 'normal'. And since, really, echidna's are ...
Dec 25, 2009 ... It's all about Penguins life's that you can know about them more. ... A penguin's
body is wedge-shaped, like a boat, and moves easily through water. .... rear their
broods together, although if one dies the other will take a new mate. ..... if it has a
temperature of 39.5 °C (103 °F) or greater, or hypotherm...