Do chipmunks hibernate?

Do chipmunks hibernate?
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Chipmunks do hibernate. While chipmunks in general are not true hibernators, they tend to remain in their underground chambers during the winter months. In its northern range the chipmunk goes underground about the end of October but sleeps deeply only during the coldest period. They are so unique In every way
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Why do chipmunks hibernate during the winter?

Chipmunks don't actually hibernate. They just store a lot of food in their burrows and sleep for the winter. Every so often, they have to wake up to eat.

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Why do chipmunks hibernate?

Because it gets too cold for them and having small bodies they're a little less cold tolerant. So they store energy by eating a large amount of food. Then they'll sleep thro… Continue reading