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Problem: In a cool environment, an ectotherm is more likely to survive an extended period of food deprivation than would an equally sized endotherm because the ectotherm ________.a. maintains a higher basal metabolic rateb. expends more energy per kilogram of body mass than does the endothermc. invests little energy in temperature regulationd. has greater insulation on its body surface

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In a cool environment, an ectotherm is more likely to survive an extended period of food deprivation than would an equally sized endotherm because the ectotherm ________.

a. maintains a higher basal metabolic rate

b. expends more energy per kilogram of body mass than does the endotherm

c. invests little energy in temperature regulation

d. has greater insulation on its body surface

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