Great Bear Foundation
is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization in Missoula, Montana, dedicated to the conservation of the eight species of bears and their habitat around the world.
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Blog Archive for May 2015
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.
May 13th, 2015
By Chris Olsen The Great Bear Foundation participated in the 3rd annual Wildlife Extravaganza on May 9th at the Montana Natural History Center. The event was organized by the UM Student Chapter of the Wildlife Society. Over 400 Missoulians attended the free, family-friendly event to learn more about conservation, science, and wildlife. The Great Bear… Read the complete post or our blog for all news.
May 4th, 2015
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May 1st, 2015
By Chris Olsen The Great Bear Foundation helped kick off the International Wildlife Film Festival (and Earth Week!) in Missoula with WildFest on April 19th, educating the public about bear species and bear safety. As part of our educational table, we set up a variety of specimens including skulls from black bears, grizzly bears, and… Read the complete post or our blog for all news.