At the WSU Bear Research, Education, and Conservation Center, we have an enrichment program aimed at keeping our bears physically healthy and mentally stimulated. Every month, we’ll showcase the new or different activities and physical challenges our bears can tackle.
Here, a Bear Center volunteer applies smashed up avocado to the outside of a few enrichment items.
And here are two of our bears devouring the guacomole:
And just for fun, here’s a good way for bears to beat the heat, while enjoying some refreshing and tasty fruit. (And here is a description of the collars you can see.)