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2010-10-07 08:23:07

A team of Spanish scientists followed the brown bear population through the mountains of the Cantabrian Cordillera between 1998 and 2007 in order to find out about their hibernation habits, which had been questioned in historical documents. The results confirm that female bears with babies and independent young bears under the age of two do not usually hibernate, while the other bears follow normal hibernation patterns. Brown bears (Ursus arctos) all over the world hibernate, but according to...


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bibliopole
  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
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