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Fri., Dec. 17, 2010, 7:45 a.m.

Video: Into a black bear’s winter den

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- Bring any kids in the house over to watch this entertaining video of a Canadian TV humorist joining bear biologists as they crawl into a winter den to put a radio collar on an almost hibernating black bear. 
 
Hint:  They find three little surprises.
 
Just before going into the den, CBC host Rick Mercer had a few question's for the bear biologist:
 
"What's the life expectancy o a black bear?"
 
"They'll live into their 20s."
 
"What's the life expectancy of a bear expert?"




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Rich Landers
Rich Landers joined The Spokesman-Review in 1977. He is the Outdoors editor for the Sports Department writing and photographing stories about hiking, hunting, fishing, boating, conservation, nature and wildlife and related topics.

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