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What types of animals like to hibernate?

Howdy Defenders! Anybody feeling a bit sleeeeepy? Well if you’ve checked out our page on Hibernation you should know all about that extended resting time that many animals take during the winter, or times when food can be scarce! So what types of animals are known hibernators? Of course Bears come to mind right away,…

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What is Hibernation?

We’ve all heard of hibernation before…and most people know it has something to do with a really long sleep. But what exactly is hibernation. Well Defenders, hibernation is a lot more than sleeping in on the weekends! Hibernation is a period where endotherms (warm blooded animals) will lower their metabolism and enter a state of…

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