Stillwater St Croix Backyard Black Bear aka Yogis
Various images from the Stillwater Minnesota St Croix River area of backyard black bear aka yogis.
If you are wondering what yogi and black bears have to do with server storage I/O networking, data infrastructure or other technology, well, it is not directly related, at least yet ;)
Update 5/7/18 DNR launches bear sightings app for Minnesota
The DNR has added an app to their website where you can enter black bear (aka Yogis) seen in southern (including twin cities metro area) as well as western Minnesota. Visit the DNR site here and check out the app where you can enter where you have seen Yogis, as well as see where they are being seen.
Some Backyard Black Bear Yogi Images
First we see a short video of Mamma Bear and her cubs
Next we see a series of still black and white images of a single Yogi black bear. In the first image Yogi is a foot or two from the camera. In the others Yogi is a meter or two from the camera.
Close up of Yogi the black bear
Some more black bear yogi images..
Yogi was moving so not as good of image
Meanwhile, few days later, another Yogi (black bear) view.
Side view of Yogi spring 2017
Check out the shoulders on Yogi in the following image from Fall 2017 near Stillwater MN.
Yogi out for fall 2017 evening walk
The following are a pair of bear Cubs from fall 2014 near Stillwater MN. These are good examples of why you want to take down your bird feeders in the fall, and delay setting them up in the spring. Bird feeders become bear feeders, so similar to how Smokey the bear says only you can prevent forest fires, only you can prevent bears knocking down your bird feeders.
Yogi Jr. feeding at the bird (bear) feeder, note the technique
Yogi Jr. and Booboo feeding at the bird (bear) feeder
Additional learning experiences along with common questions (and answers), as well as tips can be found in Software Defined Data Infrastructure Essentials book.
What This All Means
Enjoy the Stillwater St Croix Backyard Black Bear aka Yogis.
Ok, nuff said, for now.
Greg Schulz – Microsoft MVP Cloud and Data Center Management, VMware vExpert 2010-2017 (vSAN and vCloud). Author of Software Defined Data Infrastructure Essentials (CRC Press), as well as Cloud and Virtual Data Storage Networking (CRC Press), The Green and Virtual Data Center (CRC Press), Resilient Storage Networks (Elsevier) and twitter @storageio. Courteous comments are welcome for consideration. First published on https://storageioblog.com any reproduction in whole, in part, with changes to content, without source attribution under title or without permission is forbidden.
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