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Conformers: allow internal environment to follow changes in the external environment
Regulators: regulators maintain a constant internal environment (homeostasis) in the face
of varying external environment.
Can an animal be both a conformer and a regulator?
An example, arctic char and hairy caterpillar
Heterothermy: endothermic at cartain times or in certain tissues, but not at all times or in
all tissues. \
Different times? EX.
Different tissues: EX.
-bats, drop metabolic rates, fast no insects.
Which graph represtns ecotherms? Endo thers?
RED- ectotherms BLUE-endotherms