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Did You Know That Some Plants Can Keep Themselves Warm?

Author: 
Jon Dough

PhilodendronAnimals such as most birds and mammals are called warm blooded because they are able to regulate their own body temperature. Did you know that some plants can also regulate their temperatures? These plants are called thermogenic plants and the process by which they produce heat is called thermogenic respiration. This video by SciShow explains how this process works and how it is advantageous to some plants.