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A picture from a DU meet up (Original Post) Botany Dec 2021 OP
This message was self-deleted by its author Chin music Dec 2021 #1
Does a DU'er shit in the woods? lame54 Dec 2021 #2
I confess Dave in VA Dec 2021 #3
I too confess... KS Toronado Dec 2021 #7
I to took basic training at lost in the woods!! 67' monkeyman1 Dec 2021 #8
1971 for me KS Toronado Dec 2021 #15
what outfit did ya end up in ? monkeyman1 Dec 2021 #16
2nd Armored, Fort Hood Texas KS Toronado Dec 2021 #18
Not recently; maybe ca 80 yrs ago... No Vested Interest Dec 2021 #17
Now that's what I call a "bear hug"! nt Heartstrings Dec 2021 #4
Love it malaise Dec 2021 #5
Serious question...are there still meet-ups? AngryOldDem Dec 2021 #6
Very awesome. Traildogbob Dec 2021 #9
Too funny. JudyM Dec 2021 #10
Have they had their COVID boosters? spooky3 Dec 2021 #11
Yeah. Where are their masks? Poiuyt Dec 2021 #13
"White colored black bear" left-of-center2012 Dec 2021 #12
Thank you canetoad Dec 2021 #14
Fur will fly soon central scrutinizer Dec 2021 #19

Response to Botany (Original post)

KS Toronado

(17,874 posts)
7. I too confess...
Mon Dec 20, 2021, 05:48 PM
Dec 2021

Basic Training at Fort Lost in the Woods. Again no pictures, was not a world class dump winner.


(14,065 posts)
6. Serious question...are there still meet-ups?
Mon Dec 20, 2021, 05:45 PM
Dec 2021

I was thinking about this just the other day. Back when, they were pretty common among DUers….

Just wondering.


(34,195 posts)
12. "White colored black bear"
Mon Dec 20, 2021, 07:07 PM
Dec 2021

“The term "Kermode" does not simply refer to any white colored black bear. The Kermode bear is a genetically distinct subspecies of black bear in which about 10% of the population is white, but the black members of the sub-species are still Kermode bears. White bears can also be found in other populations of black bear, but they are much more rare. For example, there is a white bear at the Calgary zoo that was found orphaned near Elkford, BC; about 1000 km from the coastal habitat of the Kermode bear.

In the r/pics thread for this photo, somebody mentioned that this photo was taken in Minnesota, which would make neither of these bears Kermode bears. I haven't been able to find any credit for this photo confirming the location, but the vegetation certainly doesn't look typical of the temperate rain forest of the BC coast where Kermode bears are found.

TL;DR, not all white black bears are Kermode bears. Not all Kermode bears are white.”


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