What's the point of being warm-blooded?

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What's the point of being warm-blooded?

Postby TerraFrost » Wed Feb 18, 2009 6:18 pm

IF YOU stopped eating today, you wouldn't survive more than two months. A crocodile, on the other hand, might live for a year or more. Why the difference? You waste most of the food you eat generating heat.


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Re: What's the point of being warm-blooded?

Postby Rapscallion » Thu Feb 19, 2009 3:28 am

That explains why all the boas and monitors were always so full all the time....
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