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By: Kerry Howard on March 30, 2013 - 8:35am - Add new comment

After 2-5 months of hibernation, bears in the Juneau area will soon be getting up or are out of their dens already. Although hibernating, bears don’t necessarily sleep the entire time.  But, while in hibernation, they don’t need to eat or drink—a good evolutionary survival strategy during winter when food is scarce.  Long periods of inactivity seem normal to us when we think about bears, but what about humans?

By: Kerry Howard on March 30, 2013 - 8:37am - Add new comment

After 2-5 months of hibernation, bears in the Juneau area will soon be getting up or are out of their dens already. Although hibernating, bears don’t necessarily sleep the entire time.  But, while in hibernation, they don’t need to eat or drink—a good evolutionary survival strategy during winter when food is scarce.  Long periods of inactivity seem normal to us when we think about bears, but what about humans?

By: Kerry Howard on June 15, 2013 - 7:07pm - Add new comment

 

Happy Tails-- Dusty

By: Kerry Howard on June 18, 2013 - 10:42am - Add new comment

A flash of harmless lightning,  

A mist of rainbow dyes,

The burnished sunbeams brightening,

From flower to flower he flies.
      - John Banister Tabb

 

By: Kerry Howard on January 12, 2014 - 7:19pm - Add new comment

Abraham Lincoln once said, “And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count.  It’s the life in your years.”  This is a story of a lucky dog who has had both—a long life, well-lived. 

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