The Northern Mole Vole: Is It a Hibernator?

  title={The Northern Mole Vole: Is It a Hibernator?},
  author={N. G. Evdokimov},
  journal={Russian Journal of Ecology},
Based on the results of long-term field studies (1980–1997) and published data on the ecology of the northern mole vole (Ellobius talpinusPall.), it is assumed that these animals living in the Southern Urals and the Transural region do hibernate. The factors that cause their hibernation (freezing of the ground, the resultant unavailability of food, and hypoxia), some indirect evidence for hibernation (the cessation of tooth root growth from autumn to spring and a long life span), and… CONTINUE READING