Keepers clean the filter basket for the bear pool out daily. Mostly what comes out of the basket is leaves, bear fur, random slim, algae, and depending on the season bunches of frogs. Look what they found recently:

4 responses to Surprise!

  1. Ranger Greg says:

    Whenever we get heavy rains the crayfish in the Wetlands get up and wander, apparently looking for new waters to colonize. Looks like several ended up in your filter.
    They’re the lucky ones, although one of them looks to be in the clutches of another. I’ve found partially eaten crawdads at several locations along the path through Explore the Wild!!

  2. Jill says:

    Sometimes we will have parts of them found INSIDE the bear house. They did not escape the clutches of our bears.

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