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Gigantothermy: Quiz


Question 1: The phenomenon is important in the biology of ectothermic megafauna, such as large turtles (particularly the leatherback sea turtle), and aquatic reptiles like ________ and mosasaurs.
DinosaurPlesiosaurusGeologic time scaleIchthyosaur

Question 2: Gigantotherms, though almost always ectothermic, generally have a body temperature and ________ rate similar to that of endotherms.
Metabolism3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl-CoA lyaseLipid metabolismAmino acid

Question 3: It is also present in certain large fish, most notably the ________.
SawsharkGreat white sharkSmalltooth sand tigerAngel shark


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