If you give a bear a puzzle…

When it comes to creating puzzles for bears to solve, food is an excellent motivator. That’s the main idea behind the WSU Bear Center’s enrichment program. “We’re getting more and more complex, adding pulleys and multiple-action solutions,” said Center manager Brandon Hutzenbiler. “But the simplest enrichment, hiding food in the exercise yard, is really the […]

Brandon crouches on a concrete floor surrounded by PVC pipe, pulleys, wrenches and sockets, a tire, and large, colorful plastic spindles.