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Tuesday, 1 October 2013

Brumation--have you heard it before?

I have just received the Woodland Trust e-newsletter and I quote this---

"Amphibians… Frogs and toads enter brumation as the temperature drops. They seek out spots at the bottom of ponds, under stones or logs or bury themselves in leaf litter."

Brumation is a new word for me. A lesser state of hibernation apparently.


Steve Blacksmith said...

Sounds like the process of becoming a resident of Birmingham - a "Brummy".

Steve Blacksmith said...

But no, I've never come across that word before.
Interesting concept . . .