Category: Groundhog Day
Thursday, February 2, 2017
Grizzly bear brothers, Will and Wiley, have been predicting the weather on Groundhog Day at the Zoo since shortly after their arrival in 2003. Although not groundhog s, bears are very in tune with the weather and upcoming seasonal changes because the presence of their food resources in the wild also changes with the weather.
Interestingly, this celebration of changing seasons has ancient European origins in which a badger or a sacred bear were part of weather lore and held...
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