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April 14, 2010 by Donna Whitmarsh
At the western edge of the Delta lies a most unexpected gathering of wildlife. Here peregrines hunt from tall towers, beavers lodge in protected waters, and hummingbirds nest in the least likely of spots. What was once among the busiest, noisiest, smelliest, most crowded, most unsafe places to earn the name “habitat” has become a haven for dozens of species.
Are there any resident animal species in the region that hibernate in winter, even though we don’t usually have snow or freezing temperatures?
January 01, 2001 by Joe Eaton
That depends on what you mean by hibernation. All but one of the Bay Area’s 13 species of bats are …