Sleepy bears wake up to start another year

Photo provided by John Marriott (For more amazing images, check out John’s website is: As the snow begins to melt and the days get longer, grizzly bears in North America are waking up from hibernation and coming out of their dens. This time of year always makes me reflect a little on how amazing grizzly bears are. The magic of hibernation Grizzly bears are true hibernators. They don’t eat, drink, urinate, or defecate during hibernation.  Even