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Endothermy vs Ectothermy

A polar bear in freezing temperatures, Credit: Alan Wilson Have you ever poured sweat on a hot day? Or shivered in the cold? This is because of your body’s ability to control its own internal temperature, which is called endothermy. Table of Contents What are Endothermy and Ectothermy? Birds and mammals (such as humans) are …

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