February 2010
New York State Conservationist;Feb2010, Vol. 64 Issue 4, Special section p6
The article focuses on the behavior of reptiles and amphibians during winter. Reptiles, like turtles and snakes, get into a sheltered area where temperatures will not drop below freezing or underground below the frost line. Amphibians, like frogs, toads and salamander, eat plenty of food through summer and fall, and store body fat for winter.


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