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.
By Linda Weiford, WSU News PULLMAN, Wash. – A veterinary cardiologist from Washington State University has just returned from an overseas research trip to help determine whether the highly controversial process of “bile milking” Asiatic black bears is damaging their hearts.
By Linda Weiford, WSU News PULLMAN, Wash. – Of the hundreds of automobiles that enter the parking lot each week at Washington State University’s Bear Research, Education and Conservation Center, two Toyotas entice the bears like no others.
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 […]