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Which of the following is called as aestivation?

A

Sleeping in winter

B

Sleeping in summer

C

Sleeping in Autumn

D

None of the above

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Correct option is
B

Sleeping in summer

Aestivation is a state of prolonged sleep during summer, exhibited by certain animals in response to high temperature and arid conditions. Example - frogs and toads, bees, salamander, etc.
So the correct option is B.

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