Nigeria's 80 million hibernating farmers - Salisu Suleiman

From NigeriansTalk Tue Jan 8 2013, 08:16:07

Hibernation is a state of inactivity that is characterized by low body temperature, slow breathing, heart, and low metabolic rate. Associated with cold temperatures, the purpose is to conserve energy when food is scarce. To achieve this, hibernating animals slow their metabolic rate, resulting in a decreased body temperature. Hibernation may last several days, weeks, or months, depending on the [...]

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