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Heterothermy

Adj. 1. heterothermic - of animals except birds and mammals; having body temperature that varies with the environment.

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Adaptive heterothermy and selective brain cooling in arid-zone
Heterothermy and the water economy of free-living Arabian oryx
heterothermy in free-living animals is scant to non-existent. (Walsberg, 2000).
Heterothermy in growing king penguins
Regional heterothermy and conservation of core temperature in
doi:10.1016/S1095-6433(03)00133-8. Regional heterothermy and conservation of core temperature in emperor penguins diving under sea ice.
Torpor in Dark Times: Patterns of Heterothermy Are Associated with

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Penguins huddle together ''for a good night''s sleep''
The ability to survive despite large drops in body temperature -- known as heterothermy -- probably helps the penguins live through long winters.

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Heterothermy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search. Heterothermy (from Greek: heteros = "other" thermē = "heat.
Heterothermy in growing king penguins : Nature Communications
Aug 16, 2011 Heterothermy also occurred during the intensive refeeding period in spring, albeit for shorter durations (Figs 1 and 2).
Torpor on Demand: Heterothermy in the Non-Lemur Primate Galago
Regional Heterothermy
Torpor in Dark Times: Patterns of Heterothermy Are Associated with

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