Posts By Earthfire Institute

Grizzly bear coming out of a pool of water
Six Weeks Until Moving Day!

Construction on Phase 1* of our brand new, state-of-the-art bear gardens is almost complete! Thanks to our amazing local contractor, Wydaho Construction Services, the project that broke ground 10 months...

Turkey
When ice made the walk to her day yard treacherous, Tweedle the Turkey impressed us with her problem solving skills....
Grizzly Bear Playing in a pond
Rebellious and Rambunctious

It isn’t news to those who are personally acquainted with our sanctuary brown bear, Ramble, that he is a bold and rowdy personality. He has been described as demanding, rambunctious,...

Grizzly bear on snow-covered rocks
All Snug in Their Beds

The bears are nestled all snug in their beds, while visions of marshmallows dance in their heads. The bears have just settled down for a long winter’s nap, but work...

close up of a North american porcupine foraging with trees and fall foliage in the background
From the creosote deserts of northern Mexico and the southwestern United States up the length of the Rockies and across the northern sweep of the continent wanders a remarkable, independent...
Purcupine laying on a wooden platform

Below is a fascinating example of porcupine intelligence. The idea might be strange to many of us, but when you think of it, all animals must have an adaptable intelligence...

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