Monthly Archives: January 2017

THE BEARS OF LEAOTA ARE NOT SLEEPING

The thick layer of snow started to melt following a few warmer days about ten days ago. Now, the temperature is very low again, but interestingly there was quite some bear activity all over the frozen forests. The most famous hibernator, the bear, actually doesn’t fully hibernate. While denning, the bears heart rate, breathing rate,Read more

Winter in Leaota Mountains

Winter has fallen in Leaota. The forests are covered with a thick layer of snow and all is quiet. But with the snow, wildlife prints are now visible everywhere. Even some bears are still around and have not yet decided where they will hibernate. Preparing the Leaota conservation plan, it has been a busy andRead more