March 3, 2017

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      “Hibernation is  (… ) a state of inactivity in animals.”*

      Animals hibernate to save energy when food supplies are limited. They store fat in their bodies to produce energy while they ‘sleep’.

      When do these animals hibernate? Where do they hide? Let’s learn about it:

Ladybugs

 After eating other small insects, they hibernate under logs or leaves, usually in winter.

 

Fat-Tailed Lemur

Hibernates in tree holes for up to seven months of the year, usually in winter.

 

Western Diamondback Snake

 Hibernates in cool caves, usually during summer.  

 * Sentence published athttp://www.treehugger.com/natural-sciences/10-hibernating-animals-climate-change-could-wake-up-slideshow.html

This post was kindly organized by Maria Eduarda Giacomossi, based on the original http://www.treehugger.com/natural-sciences/10-hibernating-animals-climate-change-could-wake-up-slideshow.html . Access to expand your hibernation culture.                                 

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