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The sections in this article are:

1 Evolution of Estivation
2 Stimulus
3 Mechanism
4 Estivation and Hibernation Compared
Figure 1. Figure 1.

Heart rate, body temperature, and oxygen consumption of a woodchuck entering hibernation. From Lyman 17.

Figure 1.

Heart rate, body temperature, and oxygen consumption of a woodchuck entering hibernation. From Lyman 17.

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Marvin L. Riedesel, G. Edgar Folk. Estivation. Compr Physiol 2011, Supplement 14: Handbook of Physiology, Environmental Physiology: 279-283. First published in print 1996. doi: 10.1002/cphy.cp040114