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Some Fish Also Hibernate


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Bears are not the only ones who sleep during the winter.

British researchers have reported that a species of Antarctic cod hibernates throughout the cold season.

The scientists found the fish to be active in the summer and nearly dormant in the winter.

The study was published by the Public Library of Science.


to hibernate: to sleep during the winter.
dormant: inactive.


  1. The antarctic cod is a type of very interesting fish which can hibernate during winter days,by this ability of which it can save a lot of food.If human beings can hibernate,what will happen?

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