In what form does hibernation occur in animals?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 1 week ago

In what form does hibernation occur in animals?
 
(a) Occasional
 
(b) Rhythmic
 
(c) Periodic
 
(d) Intermittent
 
I had been asked this question in an online interview.
 
I want to ask this question from Organisms and Populations in division Organisms and Populations of Biology – Class 12

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 1 week ago

Correct option is (c) Periodic
 
Easy explanation: Hibernation is a stage of suspended development seen in higher organisms. It occurs in winters. It is mostly seen in endotherms in which all the metabolic activities are slowed down. It is a periodic cycle.