Investigating hibernation: the golden-mantled ground squirrel

United States, 1972

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Investigates the underlying mechanism of hibernation and the concept of biological clocks. Squirrels still hibernate in the alien laboratory environment. The film shows clearly the arousal-increase in pulse rate, deeper breathing, shivering and contortions and the fully awakened normal temperature state.

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producer/director

Thomas Smith

production company

Encyclopaedia Britannica Films

Duration

00:13:53:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1972

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