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frog sleeping

Jeffrey S Brush jeffyb at wam.umd.edu
Wed Nov 9 22:00:09 EST 1994

Brian Scott (scott at PSYCH.TORONTO.EDU) wrote:

: >What's it called when a frog's metabolism slows down and enters sleep (not
: >hibernation)
: >
: >-- 

I think the word you are looking for is 'estivation' (sometimes spelled
'aestivation' (by Harvard types, probably)).

-- Jeff Brush
(a one-time frog chaser)

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