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Name: Edward Karl W.
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Age: 40s
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Date: 2001


Question:
If mammals cannot drink salt water how do dolphins survive (or process sea water) to meet their needs?


Replies:
Most marine animals are either adapted to a marine environment and would die in fresh water, or they are "osmoregulators" which means they can regulate the amount of salt and water they take in or excrete.

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