Explain why very small animals are rarely found in polar regions. 

Asked by Topperlearning User | 16th Jun, 2014, 04:14: PM

Expert Answer:

Small animals have a larger surface area relative to their volume, and they tend to lose body heat fast when it is cold outside. They have to expend much energy to generate body heat through metabolism. So, small animals are rarely found in polar regions.

Answered by  | 16th Jun, 2014, 06:14: PM