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Birds use torpor to survive the cold

Postby Pajarita » Fri Jun 28, 2019 8:38 am

This study was only done with passerines so we don't know if it applies to all kinds of birds. (for people who do not know what it means, torpor is not hibernation but something akin to it - see here: https://www.thoughtco.com/hibernation-a ... ce-1140760).

https://phys.org/news/2019-06-aussie-bi ... inter.html
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