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'Mini-hibernation' essential for winter survival

A daily dose of torpor helps desert-dwelling marsupials make it through chilly nights.

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  1. Körtner, G. & Geiser F. Naturwissenschaften Advance online publication doi:10.1007/s00114-008-0492-7 (2008).

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Mullard, A. 'Mini-hibernation' essential for winter survival. Nature (2009).

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