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Chill grizzly bears, chill

Text and photos by Linda Weiford, WSU News PULLMAN, Wash. – Giant ice cubes and fruit-flavored ice pops helped grizzly bears beat the heat yesterday at Washington State University’s Bear Research Education and Conservation Center as the mercury topped 104 degrees.

WSU biologist probes beastly behavior

Robert Wielgus has studied grizzly bears in Idaho, cougars in British Columbia and lynx in Washington. So when the Washington State University expert on large carnivores took a sabbatical last year, of course he went to … Paris.Wielgus, an associate professor in WSU’s Department of Natural Resource Sciences, went to France to help restore grizzly […]