Are polar bears endothermic?


Are polar bears endothermic?

Endothermic Life:

All life on Earth can only survive in a relatively narrow range of temperatures. Some organisms evolve different mechanisms to keep their body warm (or cool), while others have no such control.

Answer and Explanation: 1

Become a member to unlock this answer! Create your account

View this answer

Yes, polar bears are endothermic: their internal metabolism keeps their body temperature high enough that they can survive the freezing Arctic...

See full answer below.

Learn more about this topic:

Endotherms: Examples & Explanation


Chapter 24 / Lesson 11

This lesson will cover the difference between endotherms vs ectotherms. It will show examples of ectothermic and endothermic animals and will discuss the techniques of thermoregulation these animals use.

Related to this Question

Explore our homework questions and answers library