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Monitoring activities on Brown bear

Monitoring activities of only Brown bear specimen present in Sibillini Mountain National Park are continuing after hibernation period.

Footprints in snow and in mud and excrements have been detected in late March; on April 9th Brown bear was filmed by one of video-traps installed by wildlife technicians of Studio faunistico Chiros, as part of the census and monitoring activities of large carnivores planned in the Life Ex-Tra project. Brown bear is object of systematic monitoring from September 2006 to present. The activities undertaken under the Life Ex-Tra project provide a better knowledge of his movements and to assess effectiveness of conservation measures put in place still now.
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A shapshot of the monitoring video