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Bears and Wolves - UPDATE December 19, 2014

Wolf pup and mother - file photoThis was a day of important news about bears and wolves. Wolf - file photoFor wolves, a federal court ended hunting of wolves in the western Great Lakes area (which in...  Read More

Walks, TV - UPDATE December 18, 2014

Holly peeking out of her denBoth Honey and Holly emerged from their dens in the last 24 hours. Holly did hers in the wee dark hours of the morning (around 3:30 AM). Honey did hers this afternoon. We d...  Read More

Feeding Frenzy - UPDATE December 17, 2014

Bud forages for ants - 08-06-2007In this 59-second flashback,┬áJune and Bud are quickly raking through stones in an old railroad grade to lap up ant pupae as...  Read More

  • Bears and Wolves - UPDATE December 19, 2014

    Friday, 19 December 2014 21:52
  • Walks, TV - UPDATE December 18, 2014

    Thursday, 18 December 2014 18:02
  • Feeding Frenzy - UPDATE December 17, 2014

    Wednesday, 17 December 2014 20:48

Watch sneak previews of 'Bearwalker of the Northwoods' from the BBC.

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    As WRI's principal biologist, Lynn Rogers, Ph.D., has spent over 42 years learning about wildlife and sharing his information with the public. Using airplanes, vehicles, and snowshoes, he has radio-tracked over 100 bears in the vast forests of northeastern Minnesota, studying some for as long as 22 years. - Read More -

  • sue_with_bear_tree_sw.jpgSue Mansfield began studying black bears in her home state of New Hampshire in 1999. Her initial studies involved documenting bear sign, including bear trails, marking sign, and feeding sign. She developed a collection of seeds from berries to identify items found in bear scat while studying the diet of bears. Sue placed trail monitors along bear trails to determine usage and aimed trail cameras at marking trees along bear trails to document behaviors. - Read More -

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