The Biggest Threat to Black Bears in Rocky

The Biggest Threat to Black Bears in Rocky

Written on 12/03/2019
Nick Molle


“Other than the threat of being killed when we break the rules, bears face a new threat.  As our climate warms, their hibernation duration is growing shorter causing them to require more food the rest of the year - more food than the fluctuating climate in these life zones may be able to provide.”  Nick Mollé 


‘Nature of the Beasts’ is now playing on PBS stations across the country.  Check your local listings for future airings.