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Japan bat species hibernates in snow igloos

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UNTIL RECENTLY, POLAR bears were the only mammals known to hibernate in dens made of snow. But now, after more than a decade of research, scientists in Japan have added another mammal to the club—the Ussurian tube-nosed bat.

How does a tiny bat survive being entombed in snow?

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/animals/2018/08/bats-hibernate-snow-winter-behavior-japan-news/

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Interesting

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