Various excitations coming from the external environment and internal organs of the animal are perceived by the senses and then analyzed in the cerebral cortex. The body of the animal has 5 senses: olfactory, taste, tactile, visual and equilibrium-auditory analyzers.
Each of them has departments: peripheral – perceiving receptor, medium – conductor, analyzing – brain center in the cerebral cortex. Analyzers, in addition to General properties, perceive a certain type of pulses – light, sound, heat, chemical, temperature, etc. Continue reading
It is known that at a temperature of about +40.5 * C the brain perishes.
But at the same time the body temperature of the horse during the race reaches 45-46 * C.
How so? Animals capable of rapid movement usually have an extensive network of arteries that cools the blood warmed by the load before it enters the brain. However, the horse does not have such a device. What protects the horse’s brain? Continue reading