Endotherm (These posts are late due to lack of internet on a recent vacation.)

Endotherm

An endotherm, a.k.a warm-blooded organism, generates and conserves internal heat on its own, and therefore can maintain internal temperatures despite the external temperature. All mammals, like this cat, are endotherms.

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by | August 9, 2012 · 10:28 am

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