A new study highlights the importance of water for Andean bears living in the mountain forests of Peru. The study found that bears exhibit tree-rubbing behavior on shrubs and trees that are located on trails near water holes. The discovery that this behavior occurs near water holes could have implications for future conservation programs.
Original Title: Bear necessities: New study highlights importance of water resources for Andean bears
Full Text of the Original Article: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/01/190115104854.htm