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Holly Intrigued – UPDATE April 17, 2014

Holly with cubeToday, in addition to Holly’s usual bottle, carrots, and romaine lettuce, the staff gave her a cube containing red grapes.  She was quick to learn that whacking the cube caused gra...  Read More

Juliet and Aster – UPDATE April 16, 2014

Juliet says "Here!"  Juliet is still at her den but continues to venture out.  Starting Sunday, the forecast is for daytime temperatures in the 50’s F.  Then beginning Tuesday, nighttim...  Read More

Juliet, Aster – UPDATE April 15, 2014

Juliet's cubJuliet and cubs are still in the den.  They could leave anytime.  The cold snap has created a crust that would support the cubs and, in most places, Juliet as well.  She and...  Read More

  • Holly Intrigued – UPDATE April 17, 2014

    Thursday, 17 April 2014 19:44
  • Juliet and Aster – UPDATE April 16, 2014

    Wednesday, 16 April 2014 19:46
  • Juliet, Aster – UPDATE April 15, 2014

    Tuesday, 15 April 2014 19:07

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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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