Accordingly, to sustain their higher metabolism, endothermic animals typically
require ... animals do, and usually require a more sustained supply of metabolic
fuel. ... Elephants keep cool by using...
Elephant ears have a very large surface area to volume ratio - with blood vessels
spread out throughout.
Apr 2, 2014 ... Why do African elephants have bigger ears than Asian elephants? ... An
elephant's ears can cool its body by up to 5° Celcius (that's 9° Farenheit)! ... Think
about these questions and then use your imagination to write a short story about
.... Which of the following is NOT a means elephants use to keep cool?
African elephants use their big ears for a variety of purposes. ... As the elephant
waves its ears this blood is cooled down and helps keep the whole animal cool.
Big animals have trouble keeping cool in hot climates. ... How an Elephant's Ears
Help Control Its Temperature ... Pachyderm, which is sometimes used as another
word for elephant, is Greek for 'thick skin,' and ... Do Chameleons Have Ears?
Best Answer: The big ears are to help the elephants stay cool. ... major function
keeping an elephant comfortable by regulating its body temprature, ... African
elephants also use them to ward off potential preditors, as well as a signaling
May 9, 2014 ... How do researchers keep bias towards human languages out of the study of
elephant languages? Do a linguistics ... Elephants Use Different 'Words' to Signal
Danger. Question from ... Elephants do many different things with their big ears.
One thing is that they can cool themselves down when they are hot.
Jan 24, 2012 ... Amazing images using thermal cameras show how Asian elephants cool off by ...
lots of heat through its huge ears and uses them to help it stay cool, ... why do
Asian elephants use their trunks to help them lose body heat, but ...
Facts about their adaptation. African Savannah. Elephant. Asian Elephant. 5.
Give each group ... You may want to let each group use sources such ... How do
elephants keep cool? ... By flapping their huge ears, elephants can lower their
Elephants can fine tune their body temperature using “hot spots” scattered
around their ... the widely held belief that the animals use their giant ears to stay
cool. ... Together with these tricks, the skin hot spots allow the animals to keep
their ... that elephants can and do flood blood through their ears independently
and can ...