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Ancient Lone Star Lizard Lounged in Lush, Tropical Texas
“What's special about reptiles is that they are ectothermic, or cold-blooded, so they need to maintain their body temperature to the external environment,” Stocker said.
Where do the turtles in Staten Island's Clove Lakes hibernate in the winter?
For ectothermic animals, who do not maintain a constant body temperature, winter presents the problem of freezing to death rather easily. While some hibernators such as wood frogs produce an antifreeze that prevents their cells from bursting when they ...
Extinct worm lizard found in Texas is dubbed 'Lone Star'
“What's special about reptiles is that they are ectothermic, or cold-blooded, so they need to maintain their body temperature to the external environment,” Stocker says.
Animals' Choices To Migrate Or Hibernate
The simple difference between the two is that larger animals cannot migrate far enough to escape the cold winter.
Going the Extra Mile: CASNR Spotlights Gray, Logan
Gray's research of a virus, which has been called the “Ebola of ectothermic vertebrate species,” has led to more than twenty journal articles. He has also co-edited the first book on ranaviruses.

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