Subject: why can't animals besides amphibians absorb oxygen through their skin?
Date: Fri Jul 8 17:27:26 2005
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Area of science: Zoology
Many species of amphibians absorb oxygen through their skin, which is moist and
is served by many blood vessels. Why can't reptiles, birds, and mammals
supplement their oxygen intake by absorbing it through the skin?
Re: why can't animals besides amphibians absorb oxygen through their skin?
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