Brown and Himalayan black bears at the Moscow zoo on November 17 went into hibernation, reports the website of the municipality.
To survive the winter. As animals hibernate and come out of it
It is noted that the predators fell asleep earlier than usual due to low temperatures. Bears during hibernation a light sleeper, so visitors try not to make noise near the cages.
“To make the animal comfortable sleep, the zoo staff brought them hay, from which you can make a cozy nest in the den,” the report says.
Usually at the zoo the bears Wake up in the middle of March, but if the winter drags on, they can sleep until April.