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 Post subject: Re: Reptile Quiz (RV)
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On average, how many times slower is a reptile's metabolic rate as opposed to a bird's or a mammal's?

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Uhm :hmz:
I know crocs can eat and then be fine for up to 3 months... :whistle:
but eish :think:
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Reptiles have metabolic rates around 1/10th of similar sized mammals and birds. So in essence a reptiles meal will last up to 10 times longer than that of a bird or mammal.

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They're metabolic rate is 12 times slower than other animals?

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It does vary according to conditions, but the average metabolic rate of reptiles is around ten times slower than that of mammals and birds.

Both Siobain and Heksie are correct, :clap: :clap: , but I'll pass the IT to Siobain as she answered first.

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Siobain hasn't been around on the forum for a while, so with her permission, I'll hand this Q over ...

HEKSIE, you were also correct, so could you please ask the next Q?

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Which other snake, that is yellowish to greyish-brown, dark brown or blue-black, can sham death like the rinkhals?

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Shield-nose snake?

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Snouted Cobra?

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Heksie wrote:
Which other snake, that is yellowish to greyish-brown, dark brown or blue-black, can sham death like the rinkhals?


Heksie, what's up :? Forgot about us :)

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Ok sorry boys this heksie is not her young self anymore-she forgets a lot I think people must start calling me old hag :slap:

Philip its a snouted cobra you are IT :thumbs_up:

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 Post subject: Re: Reptile Quiz (RV)
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Making it easy :wink: What Reptile has got a brain the size of a human :thumbs_up: thumb?

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