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34. Why animals of colder regions and fishes of cold water have thicker layer of subcutaneous fat?

34. Why animals of colder regions and fishes of cold water have thicker layer of subcutaneous fat?

Grade:12th pass

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Pawan Prajapati
askIITians Faculty 60787 Points
3 years ago
During cold climate fat present in the subcutaneous layer in animals act as an insulator to prevent the loss of heat from internal body. It also helps in reserving food during the periods of food scarcity.

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