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Thank you! - UPDATE June 13, 2020

Pixie's cubPixie's cubThis 11-minute video tells why.

ShadowShadowYou not only voted to give Ted the strawberry piñata, Lucky the watermelon, Holly the star, and Tasha the ice cream, you gave $6,560 for bear food and had a good time doing it. Thank you!!

Last evening, a resident sent the first picture of Shadow I’ve seen this year.

Also, word is in that all three brown cubs are males: Fern’s one, and Pixie’s two. We’re still waiting to see if they molt into darker fur (possibly even black) later this summer.

Out the window, the red maple seeds that we saw as a female flower in early May and as small seeds in late May, are now mature and falling on June 13.

Red maple blossom femaleRed maple blossom female
Red maple seedsRed maple seeds
Red maple seedsRed maple seeds


Thank you for all you do.
Lynn Rogers, Biologist, Wildlife Research Institute and North American Bear Center

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