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Comfy Beds For Animals
Winters are excruciating in certain regions with piercing cold winds and no bulk of comforters and warm clothes bring respite. However, with evolved technology humans have developed quite a few gears and appliances to endure and go on with the life and errands. But animals are not that fortunate. However, nature has its own ways to protect its living beings to combat the chilly weather. Mother nature has blessed few of the living beings with warm hairy furry coat and others are supported with an effective functionality, called hibernation. Hibernation is a state of dormancy categorized by low body temperature, slow breathing, and low metabolic rate. The purpose of hibernation is to preserve energy when ample food is not available in the locale till the climate and temperature change.
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Hibernation may last several days or weeks or months depending on the species, region temperature, time of the year, and individual’s body condition. And these hibernating animals survive on the food they have already stored in their body. These blessed hibernating species includes Sea Otters, Racoons, Badgers, Black Bears etc. who have the most comfortable beds of nature.
Here is an Infographic which elaborates the happiest hibernators and about their snug habitats.
Seeing the nature’s marvelous hibernators and their warm beds bring a fun speculation to the mind that wouldn’t it be lovely if we humans could hibernate too?
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