A gathering spot for winter slumber parties is called a hibernaculum
In order to quantify environmental conditions during hibernation, air temperature inside of the hibernaculum
were recorded every 2 h using a temperature data logger (AZ Instrument Corp.
During this time, we assume that bats may be using some longer bouts of torpor and may be moving into their hibernaculum
for the winter season.
The new features include six specially-constructed raised beds accessible to wheelchair users, a giant bamboo xylophone, wind chimes, colourful windmills, a bird box and feeders, a bee "hotel" and a hibernaculum
- or winter hideaway for insects - to complement the wildlife meadow that had been sown in the garden previously.
In other parts of the country, especially regions with caves, tunnels, or abandoned mines, dead bats around a single large hibernaculum
can number in the thousands.
Hibernation behaviour was studied at a regularly monitored natural limestone hibernaculum
(Katerinska cave, Czech Republic).
The earth then retreats into its own hibernaculum
(a shelter occupied during the winter by a dormant animal) to pass the winter of discontent in deep and dreamless sleep, the sleep of death.
velifer gypsum-cave hibernaculum
in western Oklahoma are presented in Table 2 for 28 January 2011.
From initially having four raised beds four years ago, the group has worked hard to expand the project and now has a variety of raised beds, a new wildlife pond, a poly-tunnel, a hibernaculum
and many other features around the school.
I visited a cave that used to be the biggest bat hibernaculum
in the Northeast, with hundreds of thousands of bats.
1986) Influence of hibernaculum
microenvironment on the winter life history of the garter snake (Thamnophis sirtalis).
Instead of filling in the hole, the farmer puts a fence around it, and saves the hibernaculum
, the snakes' winter home.