Experts said that if the human race ever had to leave Earth, it might be necessary to induce a bear-like hibernation
in order to make the
Surprisingly, the new findings show that although black bears only reduce their body temperatures slightly during hibernation
, their metabolic activity drops dramatically, slowing to about 25 percent of their normal, active rates.
is relatively long-term, but hibernators can and do wake up.
In order to quantify environmental conditions during hibernation
, air temperature inside of the hibernaculum were recorded every 2 h using a temperature data logger (AZ Instrument Corp.
turns a warm-blooded hedgehog into what is, for all intents and purposes, a coldblooded animal.
It goes into hibernation
to save energy while it's traveling to its target objects.
Players are a bear waking from Hibernation
, slim & hungry.
Contrary to many adorable children's stories, hibernation
is so not sleeping.
This could be a great one to make into a story sack, with many opportunities to link into study of the seasons, wildlife and hibernation
WNS-affected bats exhibit abnormal hibernation
behaviour that prematurely deplete fat reserves and ultimately causes death by starvation.
THE probe that became the first spacecraft to land on a comet has woken from months of hibernation
COMET lander Philae has woken up from hibernation
after being missing for months.
Philae had been in hibernation
since November, when it became the first spacecraft to touch down on the surface of a comet.
But during hibernation
, they breathe just twice a minute and their heartbeats can be more than 10 seconds apart.
ISLAMABAD -- A NASA probe launched eight years ago to explore Pluto has woken up from its last hibernation
in deep space and is now preparing to take first detailed images of the dwarf planet's surface and its moons in July 2015.