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Bear cub question?

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I was always curious how big cubs will get by this time, is there a huge difference from just a small bear to the size a cub will by this time of the year. And how long do cubs stay with mamma? dose she have to chase them off to come onto heat, is it common for cubs to stay with mom this long if born last spring? Later boar

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The size of a cub will depend on it's age. A sow will not go into heat until age three, most of the time. In minnesota mating season is in june/july. After she has her cub or cubs, those cubs stay with her for two years, or untill she goes into season again . At that point she will push them away to try find a mate. It is not uncommon for a sow to birth young only every three years.

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A bear cub can gain 60-100 lbs in their first year.But it is not uncommon to see cubs 35-50lbs at this time.Bear are not considered fully independant until their 18th month. Hope that helps boar.

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