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Dear Prof Walter

Which could be the Species
difficult for tracing sleep period
in a day?

Thanks
Prashant

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I think that we would have to decide what is meant by sleep in species other then humans. ince sleep is a loss of consciousness. when is an animal no longer aware of what is happening around them. I believe we cannot study sleep patterns in animals when we do not know if they have lost consciousness. Most invertebrates would fit here

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Walter Hintz

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I can answer questions about both vertebrate and invertebrate zoology. I am an expert in animal behavior, especially birds.

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I have taught for over 50 years. I teach college biology courses and I have led tours to the Galapagos Islands and the Belize rain forest

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