How ectotherms maintain body temperature

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  • How ectotherms maintain body temperature
    • An ectotherm- An organism which relies on external sources of heat to regulate it's body temperature
    • When an ectotherm is hot it will change its behavior or physiology to decrease absorption of heat from its surroundings  and increase the amount of heat lost
      • When its cold it will do the opposite
    • E.g.


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