Tag: "Hibernation"

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Hibernating Bears have Ability to Heal their Wounds

Bears are known to go into hibernation during the cold winter months but there is not much information on how they keep up with the normal body functions as they sleep. Now scientists have gotten one step closer and reveal that the animals have the remarkable capacity to heal their wounds as they hibernate.

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Bear Moves In To Montana Cabin

A Montana bear took a unique approach to hibernation this year – the bear is sleeping away the winter in a cabin. Molly Reynolds originally thought her Georgetown Lake cabin had been broken into. She was right – partially.

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Warmer Than Normal Winter Altering Animal Hibernation Schedules

Whether you believe in global warming or not, you’d probably agree that this year’s winter was rather mild compared to previous years. Freakishly warm, really. And while the warm weather has probably been enjoyed by most, according to wildlife specialists, the warm winter won’t settle too well with the Animal Kingdom.

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Study on Hibernating Bears Provides Surprising Answers

A first-of-kind study on hibernating black bears revealed many surprise findings. While five black bears slept all winter in natural settings, scientists monitored their heart rate, metabolism and other bodily functions to gets some facts hitherto unknown about the hibernating days of this animal.