The bear cubs are growing their first winter coats, which make them appear to be fluffier and larger.  Of course, the quantities of food they consume help to make them appear larger, too.


Viola Bear looks much plumper and fluffy with her new winter coat.


Cherry Bear – her neck has disappeared into all the fur.


Willow and Viola Bear, and an unidentified cub.


Still small in stature, Piccola is filling out. She appears briefly and then vanishes.

The cubs are growing!  We won’t know their weights until release day, but we’re sure the weights will be healthy and impressive.