Ever wonder what bats do all day and night? Well, now you can watch them live via Woodland Park Zoo’s Bat Cam! The camera is equipped with night vision, so you can check in on them after 8pm (PST) when they’re most active.
Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle, Washington is home to two grizzly bear brothers named Keema and Denali. Now you can watch the bears live at your computer! The zoo installed a webcam in the bears’ enclosure, so you can watch them forage, fish, and more! During the summer months, the best time to see the grizzlies is between 10:00 – 11:00 am PT and 2:00 – 3:00 pm PT.
On Wednesday, August 3, at 11:15 am PT, you can watch live as zookeepers set up piñatas for the bears!
In the wild, grizzly bears inhabit Alaska, western Canada, and parts of the northwestern United States. In the US, grizzly bears are a protected species under the Endangered Species Act. They are threatened by habitat loss due to logging, development, and mining. Only about 1200 – 1400 grizzly bears live in five separate populations in the continental US, including areas in Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, and Washington. To learn more about grizzly bears, see Animal Fact Guide’s article: Grizzly Bear.
Thousands of people have been watching Hancock Wildlife Foundation‘s live streaming video footage of a bald eagle’s nest on Vancouver Island, Canada to try to catch a glimpse of three eaglets hatching. The mother laid the eggs in early March. As the gestation period of a bald eagle is around 35-40 days, the eaglets are expected to hatch this week.