Photos: Bear research in northwestern Minnesota


Hiking out to bear dens
1 Hiking out to bear dens 
Bear research biologist Karen Noyce
2 Bear research biologist Karen Noyce 
Prepping the tranquilizing shot
3 Prepping the tranquilizing shot 
Weighing a black bear
4 Weighing a black bear 
Measuring a bear
5 Measuring a bear 
Recording information
6 Recording information 
Weighing a bear cub
7 Weighing a bear cub 
Bear cub
8 Bear cub 
Bear cub
9 Bear cub 
Preparing to implant monitor
10 Preparing to implant monitor 
Implanting a cardiac monitor
11 Implanting a cardiac monitor 
Cardiac monitor
12 Cardiac monitor 
Implanting monitor
13 Implanting monitor 
Returning to the den
14 Returning to the den