The insect Clinocera nivalis doesn't freeze in the winter, supercooling down to -31 degrees F.
By The Scientist Staff | March 28, 2013
Thanks to reader Todd Sformo, a wildlife biologist, for submitting this image, which was taken at the Advanced Instrumentation Lab at the University of Alaska Fairbanks
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March 28, 2013
I like the thin layer of fur everywhere. It might help to some 'degree' to keep it warmer.
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