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Day Got Away - UPDATE June 30, 2015

Lost cub - more tomorrowWith people stepping up in many ways, good things are happening. Unfortunately, the day got away from me, and we’ll have to wait until tomorrow to catch up on them. Thank you ...  Read More

Lily, Burt, and Ecology Hall - UPDATE June 29, 2015

Lily and cubsOne of the community feeders called to say Lily and her 3 cubs were there. I zipped over. The family was dining peacefully. Then the brown cub stood up against the tree revealing that it ...  Read More

Lily, Big Harry, and more - UPDATE June 28, 2015

Big HarryA call last night at dusk said Lily was alone at a community feeding station. I hurried over to make sure it was her. The landowner was waiting, saying that right after the call a cub screame...  Read More

  • Day Got Away - UPDATE June 30, 2015

    Tuesday, 30 June 2015 20:59
  • Lily, Burt, and Ecology Hall - UPDATE June 29, 2015

    Monday, 29 June 2015 21:01
  • Lily, Big Harry, and more - UPDATE June 28, 2015

    Sunday, 28 June 2015 21:29

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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 -

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