On the Web - This article takes a look at the practice of brumating (a type of winter hibernation) colubrid snakes, touching on basic techniques for doing so and the different needs...
Reptile Brumation- an LLL Reptile article
The Reptile Report - Most readers are likely aware of the fact that all reptiles and amphibians are ectothermic (cold-blooded) animals, relying on their environment for thermoregulation. That said, these animals have evolved and adapted incredible survival strategies to ensure survival when environmental conditions become unsatisfactory. One such adaptation is brumation. Brumation is a term used for the hibernation-like state that cold-blooded animals utilize during very cold weather.
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