Life in the Cold

At different times of year and in different parts of the world it can get really cold outside. How do animals deal with colder temperatures? Does the cold affect organisms in different ways? We asked some of our experts about how organisms cope with the cold.

Visit our Focusing on Physiology story to learn more about how animal's bodies work. Or learn about how cold has saved lives in our story Frankenstein's Science.

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