Sleepy Summers

I can never remember this word when I want to use it. I first heard it as a child and thought it was wonderful that there are animals that hole up during the warm months and only emerge when things cool down. A wise and enlightened attitude it always seemed to me.

æstivate, v.

To spend the summer. esp. in Zool. To pass the summer in a state of torpor or suspended animation. (Cf. hibernate.)

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Listening to: King’s X – King’s X – 03 – Pretend
via FoxyTunes

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