Good Night, Sleep Tight!

November 2006
Weekly Reader - Edition 2;11/3/2006, Vol. 76 Issue 9, p2
The article presents information on the hibernation of the dormouse during the winter. It can sleep up to six months. It says that the body temperature of an animal drops and its heart rate slows during hibernation. In the spring, when the weather is warm, hibernating animals wake and look for food. Preparations of a dormouse for the winter include eating a lot of food and making a nest.


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