Consider the following fauna:

  1. Bees
  2. Snakes
  3. Bats
  4. Bears

Which of the above are true hibernators?

Answer: [A] 1, 2 & 3 Only

Bears are not true hibernators. Instead of hibernating they go for torpor. During torpor the male bears do not eat or drink for almost 6 months and they rarely urinate or defecate. Examples of true hibernators are: skunks, bees, snakes, and groundhogs

This question is a part of GKToday's Integrated IAS General Studies Module