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Bears Eating Snow and Good Memories - UPDATE February 27, 2015

Juliet eating snow - Jan. 27, 2014In this 8 ½ minute highlight video from February 27, 2014, Juliet and cubs are feeling the temperatures rise from the overnight low of 31° degrees below zero to the d...  Read More

Blowing Snow! - UPDATE February 26, 2015

Snow blown on Juliet - February 26, 2014In this 6½ minute highlight video, Juliet's family gets hit with blowing snow although there was no new snowfall for this day in 2014. The video begins at 2:35...  Read More

A Story is Told - UPDATE February 25, 2015

Habitat exhibitJuliet’s highlight video from February 25, 2014, begins about 3:30 AM with the temperature around 23° below zero F. The snow in the foreground is little changed since the day before exc...  Read More

  • Bears Eating Snow and Good Memories - UPDATE February 27, 2015

    Friday, 27 February 2015 20:57
  • Blowing Snow! - UPDATE February 26, 2015

    Thursday, 26 February 2015 22:26
  • A Story is Told - UPDATE February 25, 2015

    Wednesday, 25 February 2015 20:26

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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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