Dawn L. Brown DB A Bears Second Chance (Black bear care & behavioral researcher & bear photographer)

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Dawn L. Brown: Black Bear Care,Observation/ Behavioral Researcher

Brave & Freedom 2014
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Me With my Beautiful "Brave"

 
Contact information: Home address - phone - email
Dawn L. Brown
90 Mountain Road
New Sharon Maine 04955  
Home Phone:207-778-2902  Cell Phone  207.578.0616

Me with my beatiful little "Brave"
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April 5,2014 Brave Is such an amazing bear!

2014 greenup "Brave" an amazing little bear
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Life Is good!

My observations/youtube Channel "Bear cub & yearling development & Behavior"

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The Bear Facts

Storm ;being her own Independant little bear
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I like her independance - she is an awesome little bear.Storm was released 5-12-15 radio/vhf collar

Brave 2014 autumn/fall
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This is storm - she now has a radio/vhf collar
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I hope to hear some news den check 2016

My Beautiful shield had 2 cubs of her own
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Den checked March 14,2016 (1 male 2lbs. 16 oz.) (1 female 2lbs. 14 oz.)

My Beautiful shield had 2 cubs of her own
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Den checked March 14,2016 (1 male 2lbs. 16 oz.) (1 female 2lbs. 14 oz.)

Blizzard taking a nap "Life Is good"
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Blizzard yearling Is a gentle little bear - nice disposition.Update: Blizzard slipped her collar.

"Blizzard 16lb.Female yearling rescued 1-22-15
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Bumbles rescued : 2-24-15 (Estimated weight 130 lbs.)

Blizzard & storm during Winter torpor
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These 2 bears had stayed seperated from one another for 32 days ,and then finally dened together

2015 Blizzard & Storm during Winter Torpor
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Life Is good!!
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Blizzard & Bumbles relaxing in my 5 acre natural habitat :o) :o)

2014 Freedom in my 5 acre facilitys
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Life Is good!Freedoms collar broke off eventially /probably because her weight gain was excessive.

2015 female cub yearling resued 1-30-15 12 lbs.
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(1-30-15 Storm rescued 12lbs )( "Storm" was released 5-12-15 30lbs.)

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Storm Is a feisty little one
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2012: 16 week instincktive bear cubs (5-7-12)
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Bear cubs Foraging way up In the trees:o)

Brave & Freedom made the most beatiful Winter den
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late season 2014

Neonatal cubs Ice & Frosty
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Bottle feeding cub "Ice"
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cub tracks in the snow
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Ice & Frosty
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2006 Frosty had sadly died from a gastric intestinal disorder.

"Ice" in the Autumn
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"Ice" lived in the wild for over a year & a half after released (she had a GPS collar)

   

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10 oz neonatal cub "Patten"

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Measuring pattens ears

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Little patten bawling! Great lung capacity!

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"Cub Dreams"

221 feedings in 21 days
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Feeding was pretty near around the clock

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Patten went into a den with surrogate sow & siblings

 

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Machias & Tug while in rehab

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Machias & tug went into a den with surrogate sow

Some supplements for bear cubs
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10 lb cub "Lubec"on arrival
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Curled up in a log in smaller bear pen

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I am releasing "Lubec" into my 3 acre pen

Growing stages..
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Lubec way up in a tree!

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Lubec was successfully released back to the wild

 

This bear was foraging on oak leaves
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Bears being able to be bears! I now have 5 acres :o)

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In 2009 these 3 bears in my facility
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They were released back to the wild by Maine State biologist

Birdseed yearling way up in trees in my 3 acre pen
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Birdseed yearling while in rehab was cut off of the bird seed cold turkey,he adjusted just fine!

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Tip of tree was broken off by one of the bears. White pine with past & present bear scratches

 

Supplements were given for this little yearling.
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23 lb "Coplin the bear" on arrival .

I CLEAN THE SMALLER BEAR PEN OUT 2xdaily
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THERE IS A DEVIDER IN MY PEN; THAT IS HELPFUL WITH KEEPING MY PRESENCE TO A MINNIMUM :o)

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"Coplin" in smaller bear pen.

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"Coplin" caught in small bear trap attached to smaller pen; ready to release him into my 3 acres.

Coplin the bear way up in a tree in my 3 acre pen.
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Life is good!

Little "Coplin" in 3 acre pen just being a bear!
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(5-11-10 arrival he weighed 23 lbs) (6-17-10 released he weighed 48 lbs)

 

Cub Bur arrived 6-6-10
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Weight on arrival 7lbs 4oz.

Little BUR cub in the blackberry patch
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This Is one of my smaller bear pens - prior stage - before they go into my 5 acres

BUR foraging on wild strawberries
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BUR scurrying off into the other side of the pen
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Having a divider for the pen helps with feeding and cleaning,while keeping presence to a minimum!

Bur went into 3 acre pen on 7-18-10
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photo taken 7-25-10 bur up in oak tree (he has been foraging on acorns)

8-15-10 Bur cub in 3 acre pen
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He was released following day on 8-16-10 (his weight 44lbs)

 

2013 cubs Survivor,Forest,Spruce
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In my 5 acres of natiral habitat :o)

Growing Bear cubs October 2012
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