Animals of colder regions and fishes of cold water have thick layer of subcutaneous fat.Explain why?
As we know that fat molecules are insulators or technically we can say that they are bad conductors.
The animals living in cold regions have various layers of fats so that their body can maintain the temperature of their body & also this fats doesnt allow the internal heat to get escape from their body
- Animals of colder regions do have a storage of thiker layer of subcutaneous fat beacause of many reasons 3 of those which is sciencitificly proven are given below
2 if you compare with the nutrients fat gives the most amount energy beacause of this reason the host will be energitic
3 when the food is rare this fat keeps the creature alive sustaining it to like with out food for a period of time