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S.O.B.’s Wild Kingdom: Lily, The Internet-Famous Black Bear, Gives Birth To Twin Cubs on Webcam

Via the Duluth News Tribune:

Lily the famous black bear gave birth to two cubs today, according to a Facebook post by Sue Mansfield, a biologist at the Wildlife Research Institute and North American Bear Center in Ely.

One cub was born at 1:51 p.m. and the second was born at 3:03.

She wrote on the center’s blog that at 5:08 p.m. Thursday, Lily began clenching her teeth. That was what signaled the beginning of labor last year before she gave birth to her cub Hope while thousands watched on a web camera.

You can watch Lily, her 1-year-old cub Hope and the two newborns on live webcam here. It’s pretty neat, if you don’t mind remaining incredibly patient waiting for something to actually happen.

Hey, it’s not like there’s anything else to watch on TV this weekend, right? Wait…

Ely’s famous black bear Lily delivers twin cubs [Duluth News Tribune]