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Bear Sense

A bear's senses are very important to its survival.  They have great senses of smell, sight and hearing.

A bear can smell food, cubs, a mate or danger from miles away.  Wow!  What a sniffer!  They also rely on other bears' sense of smell when they mark their territory with urine and droppings.

Bears have terrific eyesight, too.   It helps them to identify ripe fruit and nuts.  

They use their keen hearing to notice and track smaller animals (food) scurrying around under leaves and brush.


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