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                      WEIGHT vs AGE IN BEARS  
W  600+
E     -
I     -                         x
G     -                                  x x
H     - x                   x                              x
T   400+4                      x                x
      - 3              xxx x   x         x
i     - 5                  x2
n     - 2        2x     x
      - 3            x  x       x    x
p  200+ 7     x  22  2  xx      x
o     - +    x43 2x xx x   xx         x
u     - +    24 x       2      x
n     - 2  5 92
d     -   23 x
s     0+
        +---------+---------+---------+---------+---------+---
        0        35        70       105       140       175
                              AGE in months

Source:  Data supplied with Minitab - bears.mtw
PART V   [10]

This plot shows weight vs age of some black bears. The plot shows a number of new born bears (less than 1.5 months) which weigh more than I (Knight) do.

Explain how this came to be.