Are crocodiles endothermic or ectothermic?


Are crocodiles endothermic or ectothermic?

Life in Cold Blood:

Many animals on Earth cannot regulate their body temperatures. This makes them cold-blooded and requires that they find a source of heat to stay active.

Answer and Explanation:

Crocodiles are ectothermic organisms, just like all other reptiles, because they are cold-blooded and cannot sustain a high internal temperature like...

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Ectotherms: Definition & Examples

from High School Biology: Homework Help Resource

Chapter 30 / Lesson 13

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