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avatar Hibernation mystery
January 28, 2012 01:53PM
Don’t judge a bear by its temperature, or so suggests first-of-its-kind data on hibernation physiology. There’s something as-yet-unknown going on with black bear hibernation that slows metabolic rates more than lower body temperatures alone can explain, reports ecological physiologist Øivind Tøien of the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

http://www.sciencenews.org/view/generic/id/69968/title/Hibernation_mystery
avatar Re: Hibernation mystery
January 29, 2012 04:51AM
neat information, thanks for sharing!
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