Pups starting to move

Museum Member Peter Nicholls got the picture above of some of the pups wandering out of the den. At three weeks old it’s time for the pups to wobble and walk a bit on their own. Check out some of their first wobbles belowRead more

QuikPic: unprepared

We were VERY unprepared for the torrential rain that dumped on us right before we went in to mow the bear yard this morning. Katy and Aaron attempted to improvise. (The rain literally stopped as we finished our work).Read more

Bear Pool Cleaning next month

We’ll be cleaning the bear pools the beginning of June. A little later than usual, but with the new wolf pups living next door we’re trying to be as quiet as possible until they are older and more established. I came across these two videos of what the bears do when we let them back in the yard after pool cleaning. In the first video, Yona pulls out the pool drain cover (this is what happens when you let themRead more

2-Week Pup Check

The Pups are two weeks old today. The six are still here, and have been in the primary den for several days now. As we gathered up our team to go check on the pups today we knew we could easily work in the flattened out area behind this den. Five of the six pups are huge. These five weigh from 1,246 grams to 1,482 grams. That means at just two weeks old, our large male is over 3 andRead more