Bears are Excellent Mothers

May 22nd, 2015

by Monica Perez-Watkins Bears are excellent mothers. After mating in the spring, female bears undergo delayed implantation, that is, the hollow ball of cells that will become the embryo doesn’t implant in her uterine wall until late fall, but this will only happen if she has enough weight to sustain the pregnancy. Also, unlike male… Read the complete post or our blog for all news.

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