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Old 10-10-2013, 10:09 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I'm not exactly sure what they do either except what Lilysmommy has mentioned.

When in hibernation, their organs start to shut down. Numerous years ago, there were a couple of hedgehogs who were in hibernation for a couple of days. One ended up dieing fairly soon despite vet care and the other survived for a while. I'm not sure if this it was posted on here or CnQ. It was quite a few years ago so I suspect if it was here, it was in the old forum archives which I don't think are accessible any more.
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