Mollie's Adventures

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Bears Rescued

Fun fact of the day…

Two orphaned bear cubs are settling into their temporary home at the North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre after being rescued in Nanaimo on Thursday. They are the first bears this season to be brought to the Errington facility.

http://www.canada.com/Pair+orphaned+bear+cubs+rescued/8462241/story.html#ixzz2V4mywq78

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Perhaps some bamboo?

Fun fact of the day…

By 21 weeks, the panda cub is able to walk pretty well. At this time, the cub starts to play with its mother and at seven to 9 months of age it starts attempting to eat bamboo

http://www.sandiegozoo.org/animalbytes/t-giant_panda.html

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Cub care

Fun fact of the day…

For several days after birth of her cub, the mother panda does not leave the den, not even to eat or drink.

http://www.sandiegozoo.org/animalbytes/t-giant_panda.html

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Panda momma

Fun fact of the day…

The panda mother gives great care to her tiny cub, usually cradling it in one paw and holding it close to her chest.

http://www.sandiegozoo.org/animalbytes/t-giant_panda.html

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Polar cub

Fun fact of the day…

For such a big animal they sure start out small! A polar bear cub is about the size of a rat when it is born.

http://www.sandiegozoo.org/animalbytes/t-polar_bear.html

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While sleeping…

Fun fact of the day…

Brown bear moms (called sows) perform an amazing feat while sleeping through the winter: they give birth!

http://www.sandiegozoo.org/animalbytes/t-brown_bear.html

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Ice Den

Fun fact of the day…

The mother polar bear digs a cozy den in the snow to have her cubs. The den is no bigger than a telephone booth, but is much warmer than outside.

http://www.sandiegozoo.org/animalbytes/t-polar_bear.html

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Jaguar cubs

Fun fact of the day…

Jaguars have litters of one to four cubs, which are blind and helpless at birth. The mother stays with them and defends them fiercely from any animal that may approach—even their own father

http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/mammals/jaguar/

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Siberian Tigers

Fun fact of the day…

Siberian tiger cubs cannot hunt until they are 18 months old, and remain with their mothers for two to three years, when they disperse to find their own territory.

http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/mammals/siberian-tiger/

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