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#1 glenway


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Posted 28 August 2013 - 04:22 AM

I never realized how long black bears could live.  Take a guess and check here for an interesting account of one that has been tracked in Minnesota.

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Posted 28 August 2013 - 05:08 AM

Great read, thanks for sharing.

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Posted 28 August 2013 - 05:37 AM

they just did a story on the news here last night about her.

who would have that that a wild bear would/could live that long,incredible.

especially since we have so many wolves in our state.


she is also reported to have given birth 25 times,a great mother.


its nice to know that her death was natural and she wasnt killed by a car or a hunter.

an animal like that deserves a nice peacfull natural death.and they say she just laid down died in her sleep.


rest in peace old bear.

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Posted 28 August 2013 - 05:47 AM

Very cool story. Thank you for posting this, Glen.
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Posted 28 August 2013 - 08:42 AM

Good story Glen, I had no idea a bear could live that long, very interesting.

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Posted 28 August 2013 - 01:22 PM

Chalk me up as being ignorant as to their life span as well. Thanks for a good read.

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Posted 28 August 2013 - 01:29 PM

Wow that is surprising! I don't have any idea how long a bears life expectancy was but for one to live that long shocked me. Good story!

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Posted 28 August 2013 - 07:11 PM

That is definitely a lot longer than I thought a bear would live. Wow.

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