Biology End of Term Exam revision (ENERGY TRANSFER T2(pt2))

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What is energy loss?Quite simply, this is when animals lose energy they have to lots of different factors (listed below)

What do they lose energy by doing?Animals can lose energy through movement, respiration, growth, maintaining body temperature, excretion, reproduction.

Energy loss in different types of animals:Herbivores excrete a lot (faeces and urine) so on a SANKEY DIAGRAM the arrow will be a lot larger and thicker than a carnivores arrow(excrete LESS than herbivores). Cold blooded animals will lose little heat so the arrow will be very small in comparison to warm blooded animals which will be BIGGER as they LOSE LOTS OF HEAT)

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