Hibernator?
Dec01

Hibernator?

An unusually warm autumn and a good hard mast crop, especially red oak acorns, may keep some Appalachian black bears on the prowl a bit longer than normal, but area biologists don’t see anything out of the ordinary. Dr. Frank van Manen of the University of Tennessee expects pregnant females to start denning in the next couple of weeks. According to van Manen, pregnant females are the first to den and adult males are the last. It’s all...

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