Frequent Arousals from Winter Torpor in Rafinesque’s Big-Eared Bat (Corynorhinus rafinesquii)

  title={Frequent Arousals from Winter Torpor in Rafinesque’s Big-Eared Bat (Corynorhinus rafinesquii)},
  author={J. S. Johnson and M. Lacki and S. C. Thomas and John F Grider},
  journal={PLoS ONE},
  • J. S. Johnson, M. Lacki, +1 author John F Grider
  • Published 2012
  • Biology, Medicine
  • PLoS ONE
  • Extensive use of torpor is a common winter survival strategy among bats; however, data comparing various torpor behaviors among species are scarce. Winter torpor behaviors are likely to vary among species with different physiologies and species inhabiting different regional climates. Understanding these differences may be important in identifying differing susceptibilities of species to white-nose syndrome (WNS) in North America. We fitted 24 Rafinesque’s big-eared bats (Corynorhinus… CONTINUE READING
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