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by qba
Tue Mar 27, 2007 3:10 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Perspiration among carnivores [mammals].
Replies: 11
Views: 12070

Well, I'm still confused, I know about panting and stuff, but I was rather interested in a reason why those animals (mammalian carnivores) stoped sweating (so, not in what way they are cooling themselves) if of corse there is some reason. But there can not be any general reason as well . For example...
by qba
Sun Mar 25, 2007 12:42 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Perspiration among carnivores [mammals].
Replies: 11
Views: 12070

They could get as much water as their wictims, which used perspiration, so i think you missed ;)
by qba
Sun Mar 25, 2007 8:03 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Perspiration among carnivores [mammals].
Replies: 11
Views: 12070

Smell - cat for example hunt agnist wind, so victim can not smell it, i don't think that dogs coul care less, becouse they hunt in completly different way. Also there must be some reason why carnivores lost ability to sweat during evolution (ancestor[right word?] had sweat glands). Maybe sth with th...
by qba
Sat Mar 24, 2007 1:58 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Perspiration among carnivores [mammals].
Replies: 11
Views: 12070

Perspiration among carnivores [mammals].

Hi, I have got a tricky question which is really hard to answer (for me…). What is the reason why Carnivores do not sweat? There are other ways of thermoregulation used by them, but why evolution was favoring alternative solutions but not perspiration? Nothing to do with smell I guess, maybe with ni...