November 17, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Woman Attacked by Black Bear in Frederick County

A 63-year-old woman was attacked by a black bear on Wednesday night in Frederick County, according to a Department of Natural Resources (DNR) official. The bear attack happened around 9 p.m. on Irongate Lane in Frederick, near Middleton, according to Harry Spiker, who is a state bear biologist. Spiker said this is the first time […]

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August 23, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Twin Panda Cubs Born at National Zoo (VIDEOS)

It’s the talk of the town: twin Panda cubs! Giant panda Mei Xiang gave birth to twin panda cubs at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo on Aug. 22. The first giant panda cub was born at 5:34 p.m. and the second giant panda cub was born at 10:07 p.m. on Saturday night. “All of us are […]

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March 28, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Maryland Biologists Discover Rare Litter of Five Black Bear Cubs in Den (VIDEO)

It’s a record in Maryland! This week, biologists with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) documented a five cub litter in a den in western Maryland. The average litter is three cubs a sow. See the baby bears as biologist Harry Spiker reports from the scene in this You Tube video posted online and […]

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