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Honey, a Bunny, and a Marten - UPDATE February 7, 2016

Snowshoe HareIn this 3-minute video, Honey ventures outside but I couldn’t tell what she was doing https://www.facebook.com/ toni.embree.50/videos/ o.139730642706794/ 1182512838448011/ ?type=2&theater...  Read More

Loving Couple, June, Sculpture, Kate - UPDATE February 6, 2016

Bear Snow SculptureIn this 10-minute video, the loving couple, Lucky and Holly, are resting face to face with Lucky crowding onto Holly’s side of the bed, showing gentle interactions without the unkin...  Read More

Holly, Lucky, Redpolls - UPDATE February 5, 2016

Common RedpollAt about 11 AM, it was playtime again. In this 9-minute video, thanks to a Lily Fan, Holly turned to raking with her ears in a non-play position—back as if listening in Lucky’s direction...  Read More

  • Honey, a Bunny, and a Marten - UPDATE February 7, 2016

    Sunday, 07 February 2016 17:12
  • Loving Couple, June, Sculpture, Kate - UPDATE February 6, 2016

    Saturday, 06 February 2016 20:14
  • Holly, Lucky, Redpolls - UPDATE February 5, 2016

    Friday, 05 February 2016 21:58

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