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Distinguish between the following: Hibernation and Aestivation. - Biology

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Distinguish Between

Distinguish between the following: Hibernation and Aestivation.

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Solution

  Hibernation Aestivation
i. It is also called winter sleep. It is also called summer sleep.
ii. It is a state of reduced activities in some organisms to escape cold winter conditions. It is a state of reduced activities in some organisms to escape desiccation due to heat in summer.
iii. Animals rest in warm places. Animals rest in cool, shady, and moist places.
iv.

It is shown by bears inhabiting cold regions.

It is shown by some fish and snails.

Concept: Structure of an Ecosystem
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Balbharati Biology 12th Standard HSC for Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 13 Organisms and Populations
Exercises | Q 3.5 | Page 307
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