Officials with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources believe a bear was killed while hibernating, and are offering a $500 reward to find out by whom.
Minnesota’s bears are emerging from hibernation, but wildlife managers say there’s no need for alarm — just preparation.
Most of us have a cartoony image of hibernation: Yogi Bear snoozing away under the giant Redwood tree. But in Ely, Minnesota, Lily the bear is showing signs of labor. She’s about to give birth, in the middle of hibernating. So what happens during hibernation?