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Earlier, Olmos had been inspecting the fringes of the secondary fence, a place where jack rabbits and ground squirrels scamper about in the darkness.
The work, led by Dr. John Hallenbeck at NINDS, revealed that a massive molecular system is activated during hibernation in 13-lined ground squirrels (Ictidomys tridecemlineatus).
Not only does adenosine ramp up in winter in ground squirrels, the receptors for the molecule become more sensitive to it.
During the spring, its flowers are one of the only sources of wet food available for insects, ravens, and ground squirrels.
Of the other animals observed, 70 percent of ground squirrels and racoons ate grapes, stripping the bunches grape by grape.
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