Every Picture Tells a Story: Lake Menteith in the fading light of a winters night

Old word of the day: Brumation

A word coined in 1965 by American Zoologist Wilbur W. Mayhew. Brumation denotes a state of torpor and sluggishness brought on by winter. Mayhew used the word to describe the cold-weather dormancy of reptiles.

Old word of the day: Brumation

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