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Wocha !

You ok ?...good !.

The average human temperature is around 98F yes ?

How does this compare to our other animal friends?

cats ? dogs ? horsies ? elephants ? sheepies ?..etc etc...are we all about the same ? ...I'm talking Mammals here but a selection of non mammalian temps would also be nice !

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Dog - 101-102.5oF
Horse - 98.5-101oF

I don't know any others offhand.
 

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THANK YOU DOC

So, temperature wise humans are closer to horsies than doggies ..hmmmmm...

This is interesting !

Thanks sir

ps: By the way...shhhhh....methinks ewe is hot stuff !!











Note to self: Stop falling for the beaver !..ewe're  a sheep and that was a silly temperature orientated quip !!
Note to self about note to self:  I can't help myself ..just look at those Incisors for heavens sake !!.. It's enuff to make the nape of my neck weep !
Note to self re above note to selves: Get a grip...ewe do not have a tooth fetish..it's the Tooth Fairy ewe really fanatsize about ?..oh yes !!..A beaver tooth Fairy !!
Note to self: Ewe should have been a dentist !
« Last Edit: 23/08/2007 22:21:33 by neilep »
 

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Birds generally have temperatures around 40C (although I don't know how much variability there is in that, but flight generally requires a lot of energy, and generates a lot of heat).
 

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Birds generally have temperatures around 40C (although I don't know how much variability there is in that, but flight generally requires a lot of energy, and generates a lot of heat).

THANK YOU MR GEORGE. I calculate that to be about 104F.

I would assume that our temperature raises when being very active too..eg : exercising and so I would expect a relaxing bird to be slightly cooler.

However, just these few bits of data is already pointing to the fact that there seems to be no extremes.....unless...anybody knows different !

I suppose there are bacteria and stuff that live in hot pools and/also ice packs ! (Or am I thinking of lichen and moss ?).............but........besides those ?
 

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