Riley, the Heine family’s English setter, can sleep anywhere, anytime. So, that had Karen from Edina wanting to know: Why do dogs sleep so much? According to Dr. Travis with Uptown Veterinarians, dogs have natural circadian rhythms, like humans. He says some dogs sleep far more than others, and are influenced by their owners’ schedules.
It’s summer in Antarctica right with temperatures ranging between 10 and 40 degrees above zero.
A team of University of Minnesota researchers who are admired in academic circles for their work mapping Antarctica, are now expanding their work to include the Arctic.