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Originally posted by aboutface
reply to post by watchdog8110
I hadn't heard of this. Thanks for adding your find. But isn't in the annual bear nap time? Shouldn't they be sleeping in a den somewhere?
Originally posted by Scalded Frog
That conservation officer was awesome! The way he went up there to make sure the bear didn't just fall... absolutely that bears' hero. Really risky business.
Thanks for sharing.
Orphaned cubs may be self-sufficient as early as 5½ months, even when handicapped by injury and when captured and released in an unfamiliar area. Both sexes seem to survive equally well. However, in Ontario, only 30% of cubs orphaned during spring survived.