The Mammal With the Lowest Core Temperature Drop, the Reason Freezing and Ice Kills Organisms, the Arctic Ground Squirrels Super Cooling Capability, the Reason Liquids Freeze, the Adaptations That Allow the Naked Mole Rat to Live a Long Life, Great White Sharks vs. Orca Whale, Sharks Being Vulnerable to Tonic Immobility, Orca Whales Exploiting Tonic Immobility to Prey Upon Sharks, and the Strongest Biological Material in the World

The arctic ground squirrel can drop its core temperature -3 degrees Celsius, the lowest of any mammal on Earth. The reason organisms can not survive a deep freeze is because when ice forms within any organism, it crystallized and forms sharp shards which puncture and penetrate the cell walls which make up the organism. Doing so turns almost any living thing whether mammal, reptile, fruit, vegetable, or insect, into a mushy version of it’s former self. The arctic ground squirrel avoids this probl...

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