April Bear was released into the Wild Enclosure a couple of days ago! After proving that she was able to climb in the Acclimation Pen, it was decided to give her access to the adjacent Wild Enclosure. What a treat for the little yearling, who immediately began to explore the new territory. Here is the story in pictures taken by the recently installed cameras at ABR.
First, we see the gate to the Wild Enclosure is open. April hesitated long enough to make sure that Curator Coy was not around.
April Bear did a thorough exploration of the new space.
April Bear seems very happy with her outdoor enclosure. For the remainder of the time she spends with us at ABR she will have the run of this natural environment. When it’s time for her to return to the wild she will be ready!