Blane Klemek column: Bears find a variety of hibernation dens
I've written about black bears many times over the years, including about not only one particular Minnesota black bear, but about her and other black bears' dens.
How a black bear goes about choosing a den is highly interesting. In fact, I'm not sure anyone really knows. Indeed, from curling up inside a cave to crawling into the tangled branches of a brush pile, the American black bears aren't - as it turns out - especially choosy about where they end up spending any given winter.
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