Lily the bear may be pregnant, but still with Hope
Lily the Internet-famous black bear near Ely still is with her cub, Hope, but also might be pregnant again.
Researchers Lynn Rogers and Sue Mansfield say Lily is showing signs of being pregnant, including swollen reproductive organs and recently hanging around male bears.
It's unusual for a sow black bear to give birth two years in a row, but Lily and Hope's separation for many days earlier this summer might have spurred her body to go into estrus again.
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