Posted by: Sandy Steinman | May 20, 2018

As Climate Warms Bears Hibernate Less

The New York Times  has an article that discusses how bears are hibernating less due to warming  temperatures and the problems this is creating

But as climate change leads to warmer winters, later falls and earlier springs — which can disrupt both food supplies and biological rhythms — American black bears are changing their hibernation routines, scientists say. In some cases, bears are not hibernating at all, staying awake all winter. In others, bears are waking from their slumber too early.

Read full story at  As Winter Warms, Bears Can’t Sleep. And They’re Getting Into Trouble. – The New York Times


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