New Hampshire Wildlife News
by Certified Wildlife Biologist, Eric P. Orff

New Hampshire Nature Notes
by Eric Orff

New Hampshire's Seven Sleepers are sleeping this winter away. (VIDEO)

Wednesday 01/15/2020

While we may struggle on these cold wintery days with snow, ice and winter winds there are seven New Hampshire animals that are missing most of the winter weather by sleeping through it! Yes our Seven Sleepers are napping right now. We have three true hibernators in bats, woodchucks and meadow jumping mice. Then the four lighter sleepers like bears, chipmunks, skunks and raccoons. They may wake on warmer days for a look-see and are far more aware of their environment through the winter.

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