Campbell Biology (10th Edition)

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Chapter 40 - Test Your Understanding - Level 3 - Synthesis/Evaluation: 9

Answer

This “bulkier” body habitus is beneficial in cold weather.

Work Step by Step

Having less body surface area to body mass helps conserve heat, which is beneficial in the colder temperatures at these higher latitudes.
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