Why Bears Are Coming Out of Hibernation Early

From Russia and Finland to Canada and the US, there’s been multiple sightings of bears around the world.

That might not sound too weird – but bears aren’t normally spotted this early in the year, which makes this pretty unusual.

They usually stay in hibernation – which is like a deep sleep that helps them to save energy – and survive the winter without eating much.

But Europe has just had its hottest ever winter – and the US also experienced warmer temperatures in December and January – which has been linked to climate change.

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