Hibernation through the eyes of Kuterevo
What comes to mind when you think of hibernation? I’m sure sleeping doing nothing for a long time sounds great. Especially in the cold winter months of the Balkans. Although sleep connotes rest for humans, this situation is very different for animals that will hibernate. Especially for bears. Like all living things, bears’ bodies expend…
Welcome to Viktor and Mirna!
After ten years of pressure from the public Viktor and Mirna have been relocated from their cramped concrete cage in Split to a new 5,000 square metre enclosure in Kuterevo. Viktor and Mirna are enjoying their new home so far, but they still have a long way to go before they re-discover their natural bear…
Bears, myths and realities – exhibition in Toulouse, France
Some countries count many bears on their territories, many others have only few left, or none. France is one of these countries where bears have not been welcome for centuries, and where the few still living there (about 20, shared with Spain in Pyrenees mountains) make a lot of troubles, at least in people’s minds…