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Re: CROCODYLOMORPH ENDOTHERMY
>My point, though, was that even if a crocodile is warmed up to the body
>temperature of a mammal, its metabolism will still not be as high as that
>of the mammal. Correct?
In large crocs (over about 700kg) when caught, they struggle so much that
they often die from toxic levels of accumulated lactic acid. In this sence,
it is debatable if a croc could obtain or sustain a high level of metabolic