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The body tissue that consists largely of material located outside of cells is
Which of the following would increase the rate of heat exchange between an animal and its environment?
E)wind blowing across the body surface
Consider the energy budgets for a human, an elephant, a penguin, a mouse, and a snake. The __________ would have the highest total annual energy expenditure, and the __________ would have the highest energy expenditure per unit mass.
Compared with a smaller cell, a larger cell of the same shape has
D)less surface area per unit of volume.
An animal’s inputs of energy and materials would exceed its outputs
C)if it is growing and increasing its mass.
You are studying a large tropical reptile that has a high and relatively stable body temperature. How would you determine whether this animal is an endotherm or an ectotherm?
E)You subject this reptile to various temperatures in the lab and find that its body temperature and metabolic rate change with the ambient temperature. You conclude that it is an ectotherm.
Which of the following animals uses the largest percentage of its energy budget for homeostatic regulation?
A)a desert bird