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What controls the body temperature of reptiles?
Reptiles are cold-blooded, which means that their body temperature is controlled by their environment. If they are too cold, they will seek a place in the sun or near something warm, so that they can raise their body temperature. If they are too hot, they will seek shade.
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Jellyfish do not actively control their body temperature, their body temperature is that of the water surrounding them. However, they can swim and could move to, or keep… themselves in, a body of water where the temperature suites their needs.
their cold blooded so its the same as the environment around them. in order to keep warm, they have to go to warmer areas.
Reptiles have difficulty controlling/can't control their body temperature since they are cold blooded. This basically means their bodies are the same temperature as their surr…oundings, so they are found only in warmer climates. Some lizards such as the marine iguana can survive in cold water because they come out to bask and warm up in the sun. That being said, reptiles can't regulate their body temperature like mammals.
Reptile's body temperature changes constantly according to the weather. If outside is snowing, the reptile's temperature will drop
because chuck noris does it for them because chuck noris does it for them
Reptiles are cold blooded they have no control over their body temperature.
it is the petituary which is in the enocrine system!
because they are cold blooded so they dont spend energy heating the body.
YES they are warmblooded animals and control actively; yes, for instance, they piss on their hindlegs to evaporate this water and cool their legs (and the blood running inside…) they have a thick fur coat (insulation) and a big layer of fat on top of their back, not only in the hump (insulation) and so on
Changes with the temperature because they are cold blooded
The reptile's body temperature rises when the external temperature rises. When the temperature drops, so does his body temperature. If a reptile feels cold because the ext…ernal temperatures have made his blood cold, he'll lie in the sun to warm up. However, if the external temperature is too high, he scurries under a rock, dives in a pool or finds some kind of shade where he can cool down. Reptiles and other animals with ectothermic systems are vulnerable to extreme changes in temperature because they can't control their temperatures internally. They can control their body temperatures only by moving to an environment with a suitable ambient temperature. ^^^^^^^^^^^ Actually when the temperature of the enviroment changes, the body temperture of a reptile changes wih it. You wouldn't see the temperature decrease in a reptile when the enviroments temperature increases would you? Remember a reptile is cold blooded, so this question is a fairly easy one to answer. The answer "It will always decrease :)" Is WRONG. That is one thing that is really easy to see. So yeah. When the temperature of the enviroment changes, the body temperature of a reptile changes. And even though I might have bad grammer and spelling, I know what I'm saying.
They're cold-blooded and can't regulate it themselves
Reptiles are cold blooded, which means they depend on the environment to regulate their body temperature. Reptiles can cool themselves by drinking cool water or staying in the… shade. They can heat themselves by staying in the sun, or as scientists call basking or they can heat up by being on top of a hot surface like asphalt, concrete, or even rocks.
Reptiles are coldblooded creatures. This causes their body temperature to rise and fall with the ambient temperature. Therefore, when the temperature of the environment change…s the body temperature of the reptile will move with it.
No, reptiles do not have a constant body temperature. They are ectotherms, meaning they rely on the environment to maintain a reasonable body temperature. In order to warm up,… reptiles bask in the sunlight, and if cooling off becomes necessary, they seek shade.
Reptiles' body temperature fluctuates according to their surrounding air temperature. In cold temperatures (pre-dawn) snakes will be torpid, and only active once the risin…g sun has warmed the snake up.
The seek out a source of warmth - whether that;s the sun in their natural habitat - or a basking lamp in captivity.