TITLE

WHY HIBERNATE?

PUB. DATE
February 2010
SOURCE
New York State Conservationist;Feb2010, Vol. 64 Issue 4, Special section p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on hibernation of certain animals to conserve energy and improve their chances for survival during winter. During hibernation, mammals do not need as much food as when they are active. Reptiles and amphibians will not survive in the snow and ice. Insects may reportedly spend winter occasionally as adults, and as eggs, larvae and pupae.
ACCESSION #
48125874

 

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