Bear in Pescolanciano

In this mild winter there are some bears that have not hibernated yet. In fact, few days ago an interesting encounter occurred in the area of Pescolanciano (IS). A young hunter observed a bear from a distance and, without disturbing it, waited for its distancing and then called Carabinieri Forestali. Ground surveys reported some footprints..

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Goodbye Lauretta

Following some complications related to old age, Lauretta the bear died last Sunday night at the age of 25. Lauretta has lived in captivity in the Park Visitor Centre in Pescasseroli since 1993. She was a scared and malnourished cub when some hikers found her in 1993. Our partner Marco Bonapace, present that day, remembers..

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