Do Deer Hibernate During Winter Season?

Do Deer Hibernate During Winter Season?

What are Hibernators?

The word hibernation usually comes from the Latin word, which means,”to pass the winter season”. Hibernators usually prepare to survive with two methods either by storing food earlier before the winter season or by eating plenty of food that is stored as fat in their body and can be used later during the winter season. So, do deer hibernate?

Do Deer Hibernate During Winter Season

Do deer hibernate?

In general, the deer consists of a special type of skin muscle that can adjust the blood circulation in winter by producing heat and energy under furs and heavier coat of hairs. Deer use to survive during winters with the larger surface to mass ratio.

Thus, deer do not hibernate during the winter seasons but, identify the best spot under the conifer trees to make themselves warm and sleep.


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