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Old 02-01-04, 11:23 PM   #5 (permalink)
Join Date: Mar-2003
Location: Ontario Canada
Age: 58
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I'm not sure I understand how "metabolism" is creating heat in reptiles.
Aren't we talking about the microbial digestive processes in the gut simply spreading out and heating the entire animal, or is something else going on?
I would think that even dead snakes produce heat, for a time, while breaking down, just like dead mammals, or a pile of old leaves
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