This family of black bears provided some wonderful entertainment and education to a few observers this past spring. We were able to watch the family excavating cones in a tree.
There’s something extremely special about being able to observe wildlife when they are totally at peace and relaxed enough to just lay out and sleep. We were lucky enough to observe this several times this past summer.
We had a great run of luck with grizzly CoY this spring. It was a great year in some areas for cubs. On average, grizzly bear cubs stay with their mothers for two years before being chased off to survive on their own, with females usually carving out their territory near where they were raised.
It’s a rare sight indeed to both see a skunk in the middle of the day, and to see it go for a quick dip. But we had the chance, several times that day actually to see many a skunk out and about. We ended up seeing eight skunks. They are one of the hardest animals to photograph in the Rocky Mountains.
A long time coming. We’ve tried to find these coyote pups for years now, and never had luck. This year was our lucky year. With a ton of patience, and not moving a muscle, we mean, not ONE muscle, to capture these young coyotes was a big highlight for us.
What an incredible opportunity we had this past summer to observe this grizzly bear sow nursing her two cubs of the year. We’ve met this sow several times over the years and are always in awe of her serene demeanour.
2018 was a whirlwind. Meetings. Pitches. Travel. Learning to do audio on YouTube. Turning our apartment into a wall-to-wall Post-it note storyboard. You see, we’re trying to create the first prototype of Nature Labs by fall 2019 and, as a […]
This five-year-old female grizzly, we call ‘Alaska’, is the first sow to reclaim this landscape after a multi-year absence of breeding females and offers hope for the future. And she’s also an example of the resilience of nature, having overcome a genetic fur-loss disease that could have been fatal.
We were beyond lucky to have the chance to see these tiny fox kits poke their head out for the first time in their new world this past spring. It was fascinating to see how quickly they acclimatized to their new environment after a few nudges from the vixen, their mother, to get out there and get their feet wet.
This black bear cub, freshly out of the den from the winter, didn’t need a fancy playground to find joy in his new life. The sticks and stones provided more than enough entertainment to occupy his time and allowed for exploration of his territory.