Ted's Chalet Den Cam - Live Video
Welcome to the live cams at the North American Bear Center in Ely, Minnesota. Here you can watch the daily activities of our four Ambassador Bears Ted, Lucky, Holly, and Tasha and discuss their behaviors with other bear enthusiasts from around the world.
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Ted, at age 20, is gentle and trusting to his human caretakers. Ted's pleasant vocalizations assures us that he is trusting of his caretakers, but he reacts to Lucky as wild males would react to one another with a female during mating season.
Ted enjoys resting on the logs in front of the viewing area windows and continues to vocalize with warm grunts as his caretakers approach him. Ted enjoys daily swims in the pond as well as showers in his private enclosure. One of Ted’s favourite supplemental foods is red grapes.
He has developed arthritis over the years and is under the constant care of his veterinarians, caretaker team and Dr. Rogers.
Ted was raised in capitivity for about ten years in Wisconsin. Ted was born in January 1997, the smallest of three cubs. He is black most of the year but bleaches to dark brown in mid-summer when he begins shedding.
Our bears share a natural 2.5-acre enclosure to forage and explore.
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