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Re: LAGS (was feathers, fibers, endothermy...)

>But that is exactly what hibernating mammals actually do.  (I seem to
>remember running across a brief reference to one species of bird being a
>hibernator as well - or am I hallucinating).

Not at all: the Poor-will Phaenoptilus nuttalli is well-known as a
hibernator, and there may be others.
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