• Mammals can generate and conserve heat when it’s cold outside.
  • They can also lose heat when they become overheated.
  • Mammals have several ways of generating and conserving heat, such as a high metabolic rate and hair to trap heat.
  • Animals with fur use panting instead of sweating to lose body heat.
  • Evaporation of water from the tongue and other moist surfaces of the mouth and throat uses heat and helps cool the body.
  • Sweating wets the skin, and when it evaporates, it cools theBody.
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