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Bears Cubed: Virginia Tech Studies Three Bears, And Three Bears, And Three More Bears
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are the average litter. He and his graduate studen...m year to year." Gestation is a short 60 days, and cubs
are born in February while the sow is inhibernation. The cubs
nurse every 30 to 40 minutes, while th...
From dolphins to the Giant Panda - chemistry at SeaWorld and the San Diego Zoo
...e is often left to die. From 1964 to 1997, only 90 cubs
out of 133 litters born in captivity worldwide survived their first month of life. Since implementing Edwards' formula in 1999, 18 of 20 newborn pandas at the Wolong Nature Reserve and Captive Breeding Center in China have thrived. Lee Hagey, als...
A mane is a pain, but worth it for male lions
...t advertises his ability to defend a pride and its cubs
should appear attractive to females. To find out how the two sexes responded to different types of manes, West, working in Serengeti National Park, set up pairs of realistic-looking dummy lions about 200 meters from adult lions. To test reactions to ...
Tiny collars fitted on youngest-ever tiger cubs
...Alin Reserve have fitted three wild Siberian tiger cubs
under six months old with tiny radio-collars, mark...searchers crucial insights into the lives of tiger cubs
in the Russian Far East and ways of improving the survival and reproduction of the largest of the ca...