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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16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)
16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)
16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)