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  • noun Plural form of dunnart.


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  • Lisa Warnecke of the University of New England in New South Wales found that dunnarts bask to warm their body while arousing from torpor - a short hibernation that some mammals can go into for a few hours each day. 2009

  • The research, which Warnecke undertook as part of her PhD, reveals that combining basking with torpor can allow dunnarts to survive on a quarter of the food and water they would normally require. 2009


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