True, Animals in the Taiga and Alpine Biomes hibernate during winter.
The animals in taiga and alpine biomes have several different kind of adaptations for survival. Some animals that hibernate during the winter take the help of camouflage to protect itself from enemies. During this period of hibernation, they slow their rate of metabolism and also use less amount of energy to survive the harsh weather.
Squirrels typically build leaf nests in the summer by weaving together small branches they've gnawed off of trees. These nests are lined with grass, moss, leaves and pine needles. Both male and female gray squirrels of all ages participate in building dens.