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Holly’s Den Cam - UPDATE February 10, 2016

Camping exhibit at NABCHolly was intensely interested as the staff realigned her Den Cam. As far as we could tell, Lucky stayed hunkered down and raised his head only when Holly got up to come over fo...  Read More

Waking Up Den Mates - White Pines UPDATE February 9, 2016

White pines mistIn this 2-minute video from January 24, 2014, Holly’s den mate, Vinny the Vole approached Holly from the den doorway, retreats and then circles around and approaches her from the other...  Read More

Holly and Lucky - UPDATE February 8, 2016

RedpollsHolly shows persistence, which some think is a good trait, but we’re on the fence on that one when it comes to messing with the camera that she discombobulated yesterday afternoon. Heidi got i...  Read More

  • Holly’s Den Cam - UPDATE February 10, 2016

    Wednesday, 10 February 2016 19:57
  • Waking Up Den Mates - White Pines UPDATE February 9, 2016

    Tuesday, 09 February 2016 21:02
  • Holly and Lucky - UPDATE February 8, 2016

    Monday, 08 February 2016 20:10

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