An example of an endothermic animal would be a dog and an ectothermic animal would be a snake. Endothermic animals must generate their own heat to stay warm and ectothermic animals can warm up using outside sources like the sun.Continue Reading
All mammals are endothermic, or warm-blooded creatures. Endotherms unconsciously use their metabolism as a way of regulating body temperature.
Ectotherms, or cold-blooded animals such as reptiles, most fish and amphibians, must rely on outside sources to warm up or cool down their body temperature. These animals can often be seen hanging out in the shade when it's hot, or sunning themselves on a cool morning.Learn more about Biology
Good examples of biotic factors include plants, fungi and animals. Biotic factors are living things that affect or influence an ecosystem either positively or negatively.Full Answer >
An example of biological evolution is the evolution of the tiger, during which time the tiger's ancestors grew in size due to an abundance of larger prey animals. This led to the large size and musculature, as well as the stripe adaptations to more easily blend into their specific hunting ground.Full Answer >
An example of homozygous recessive phenotype would be a red-flowered pea plant. The white-flowered pea plant expresses the dominant phenotype.Full Answer >
In a general sense, every distinct species on earth is an example of macroevolution. Each species is distinct from every other species in the world, yet it shares a common ancestry with all other forms of life. Macroevolution is the process by which humans diverged from apes, apes from other mammals, mammals from reptiles and air-breathing vertebrates from fish.Full Answer >