MadSci Network: Zoology

Subject: Birds don't get frostbite!

Date: Fri Mar 15 15:09:20 1996
Posted by: B. Aspinwall
Grade level: teacher/prof
School/Organization: Cortland High School
City: Cortland State/Province: NY
Country: USA
Area of science: Zoology

My question is: Why don't birds (ducks especially)get frostbite? They must perch
or swim in freezing temperatures, yet they evidently don't get frostbite.
 How come?

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