How is Climate Change Affecting Hibernation?

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Reactions Science Videos | January 26, 2022

Think hibernation is just a nap bears take during the wintertime? It’s way more complicated–and climate based. With climate change happening, how will hibernating animals be affected and will animals who don’t hibernate now begin to?

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What is hibernation?

Ask a Naturalist: Hibernation vs. brumation vs. estivation

Fat tailed lemurs I DOI 10.1007/s00360-002-0300-1

Fat-tailed Dwarf Lemur

What is metabolism?

How does metabolism change in hibernation?

Out Cold: Biochemical Regulation of
Mammalian Hibernation – A Mini-Review

Metabolism genetics

Gene Expression Profiling in the Hibernating Primate, Cheirogaleus Medius

Hibernation induction in non-hibernating species

Central role for differential gene expression in
mammalian hibernation

Gene expression profiling during hibernation in the European hamster

Examples of climate change affecting hibernation

Hibernation behavior of a federally threatened ground squirrel: climate change and habitat selection implications

Scientist Charts Effects of Climate Change on Hibernating Chipmunks

The Relationship between Climate Warming and Hibernation in Mammals

Hibernation behavior of a federally threatened ground squirrel: climate change and habitat selection implications

Examples of warmer temps increasing hibernation

Population and habitat relationships of Piute ground squirrels in southwest Idaho

Aestivation as a response to climate change: the Great Banded Grayling Brintesia circe in Central Europe

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