Bears with Brogan Holcombe

The Wild Life

Jul 23 2021 • 45 mins

In this episode, Devon and Richard sit down with Brogan Holcombe to talk all about bears! Outline: Bear encounter stories Are all black bears black? Black bear range in North America How many species of bear How large black bears get Diet (through life and year) Behavior Hibernation  Cubs (how many? How long do they stay with mom? Etc) Interactions with people (becoming comfortable around people) Mitigating issues and fostering coexistence  Growler Bears Brogans research Brogan is a Master’s Student working in the Wildlife Habitat & Population Analysis Lab at Virginia Tech She’s also the one behind #SundayScientistShoutout on Twitter which she does every week for scientists or STEM activists from underrepresented groups. Follow Brogan @Brogan_Holcombe or look up her #bearseyeview for awesome bear videos! https://charity.gofundme.com/o/en/donate-widget/30694 (Make a donation to our 501(c)3 organization) https://www.patreon.com/thewildlife (Become a Member-Supporter) https://blog.us1.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=2305d8aac3a24b336b10d645eandid=6915ba78da (Sign up for our Newsletter!) https://linktr.ee/TheWildLifePod (Follow us on all of our platforms) https://broganholcombe.wixsite.com/home (https://broganholcombe.wixsite.com/home) Support this podcast