Climate change deprives dormice of winter sleep | Hibernation | Curious Meerkat
Many mammals become dormant for the winter, conserving energy and avoiding predators during the colder months. New research published in functional ecology shows that this winter rest is important to rodent survival, but may be lost as the climate warms. Hibernation and winter dormancy is common among mammals living in temperate climates.
CLIMATE CHANGE DEPRIVES DORMICE OF WINTER SLEEP