Bears

A Mama Grizzly Bear Ferries Her Young Cubs on Her Back Across a River in Southwest Alaska

Over Father’s Day weekend, fisherman Dave Roseman caught the incredible sight of a mama grizzly bear ferrying her young cubs on her back across the …

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VIDEO: New Jersey Detective Saves Bear Cub Stuck In Netting

<b>RINGWOOD, N.J. (CBSNewYork)</b> — Police in Ringwood, New Jersey rescued a large bear cub that got caught in a batting cage net. Detective Joe Longo was …

Bear Cubs

How did Austin fare on list of Most Adventurous Cities in America? | Fit City

We're a pretty adventurous place, Austin. Only Anchorage, Alaska ranked higher than our city in Men's Health magazine's list of Most Adventurous …

Men's Health

Bear Cam Is Out of Hibernation

Almost too cute to bear.<p>Every summer, Explore.org hosts Bear Cam, a 24-hour live stream of bears from Katmai National Park in southern Alaska going to the river to catch salmon, and every summer, it's just delightful. Guess you could call it a live stream of a live stream. This year's Bear Cam …

Nature

Pandas, which are basically giant poop machines, may inadvertently help save other species

Protecting charismatic animals could help less cute creatures.<p>Pandas get a <i>lot</i> of attention—and given how hard it is to keep those black and white bundles of fluff from going extinct, it's not surprising that they take up a huge glut of the world's conservation funding. These are animals that …

Giant Pandas

Genre-defying Translated Fiction That Deserves More Attention

Each month a slew of high profile books are published featuring big names or riding on the back of the popularity of certain ‘hot’ genres …

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Is Yellowstone's Grizzly Bear Population Doomed?

Nearly a half century ago, when I returned from Vietnam, I was lost and wandered the Western American wilderness seeking palliation from war …

Grizzly Bear

Where to go in October for wildlife and nature

Wondering where’s best to experience Mother Nature in October? Why not explore China’s lost-in-time landscapes and Utah’s giant outdoor playgrounds, track polar bears through the tundra in Manitoba, Canada, or bear witness to one of the most incredible wildlife displays on the planet?<p>Prepare to …

Polar Bears

Yellowstone’s grizzlies are losing key protections. Will their comeback endure?

After over 40 years of protection under the Endangered Species Act (ESA), grizzly bears around Yellowstone Park will no longer receive federal …

Wildlife

Two giant pandas explore new home, feast on bamboo at Berlin zoo

BERLIN (Reuters) - Two giant pandas set to become the star attractions at the Berlin zoo are exploring their new living quarters and enjoying their favorite meal of bamboo after arriving from China.<p>Footage released by the zoo on Tuesday showed Jiao Quing and Meng Meng roaming around what zookeepers …

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VIDEO: Bear Cub With Head Stuck In Plastic Jug Saved In Wisconsin

<i>[Watch video below.]</i><b>MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO)</b> — A little bear cub who ran into some bad luck is now presumed reunited with his mom after being saved by …

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Tourist walks right up to a grizzly bear for some close-up shots

Some people would pretty stupid things to get a shot, and this guy is definitely one of the examples. The visitor of Banff National Park in Canada …

Grizzly Bear

“The last winter” by Dulk in Churchill, Canada

The growing melting of the Arctic, caused by global warming, threatens the survival of polar bears. Polar bears need ice to walk, hunt and breastfeed …

Polar Bears

Pirate sites, grizzly bears and a cholera outbreak

The week in science: 23–29 June 2017.<p>Events | Space | Research | Policy | Conservation | Publishing | People | Trend watch | Education<p>EVENTS<p><b>Race to</b> …

South Korea

Happy birthday, Canada! The U.S. neighbor to the north marks 150 years.

Happy birthday, O Canada! You don’t look 150, but we’ll take your word for it.<p>And my, how you’ve grown. What started on July 1, 1867, with four provinces (like our states) is now 10 provinces and three territories stretching from the Atlantic to the Pacific and north into the Arctic. They make …

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Cyclist attacked by grizzly bear saved by friend’s actions

As James Fredrick and Alex Ippoliti were cycling down a gravel road on military land near Anchorage, Alaska, a grizzly bear ran out of the woods and …

Grizzly Bear

Educator Spotlight: Seeing through the Eyes of a Polar Bear

06/27/2017 · by Meghan Modafferi · in Educator Spotlight, Main. ·<p><b>Paula Huddy-Zubkowski</b><i>, this week’s Educator of the Week, inspired her students to take action about climate change and its effects on polar bears. This interdisciplinary activity culminated in the students making connections in their</i> …

Polar Bears

5 extraordinary things to do with kids in Catalonia

From swimming with tuna and exploring subterranean rivers to harvesting grapes and tracking brown bears, Catalonia is full of family adventures that …

Hyperreal Polar Bear Paintings Are as Sweet as Can Be

Imagine a fantasy world were the bears majestically float in space and laze in flowers.<p>The incredibly lifelike fantastical paintings of Kisung Koh burst with a love for wildlife. The South Korean artist now based in Toronto, Canada latest series titled <i>Long Live the Polar Bear Treasure</i> displays his …

Polar Bears

A Video Visit to the 2017 World Taxidermy Championships

Every year since 1983, the World Taxidermy & Fish Carving Championships have hosted the world's best taxidermists in a fascinating competition. This …

Giant Pandas

Canadians love the outdoors, at least in theory

A recent Angus Reid poll illustrates how difficult it is for Canadians to break free from household devices to enjoy outdoor recreation.Apparently, …

Polar Bears

Berlin gives celebrity welcome to 2 giant pandas from China

BERLIN (AP) — Two giant pandas — Meng Meng and Jiao Qing — received a celebrity welcome Saturday in Berlin from the German capital's mayor and the Chinese ambassador after they safely weathered a long flight from China.<p>Meng Meng and Jiao Qing flew the animal equivalent of first class, getting royal …

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Berlin Welcomes Giant Pandas From China

Panda-mania hit Germany in a big way Saturday with the arrival of two giant pandas on loan from China. The new arrivals will call Berlin's zoo home for the next 15 years.

Giant Pandas

There is plenty of food north of the Arctic Circle — caribou, walrus, seal, beluga, fish and polar bear

<b>STANDFIRST</b><p><i>An intimate look at our collective journey: Legacies 150 is a collection of stories and photo essays produced by the National Film Board of</i> …

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In the land of dawn lit mountains

Often referred to as “The land of the dawn lit mountains”, Arunachal Pradesh's extensive geographical diversity, climatic conditions and vibrant …

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How to put bear attacks in context and hold onto Alaskans’ right to adventure

Black bears killed two beautiful young people last week, and nothing matters more. But I hope no one stays out of the woods because of it.From …

Little Red Riding Hood

Live Stream: Two giant pandas arrive at the Berlin Zoo

BERLIN, GERMANY (AP) — Two giant pandas from China arrive. The new Berlin zoo residents, Meng Meng and Jiao Qing, will fly into Berlin on a special Lufthansa cargo plane. The animals will be welcomed at the cargo center by Berlin mayor Michael Mueller and the Chinese ambassador Shi Mingde.

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US Officials to Lift Yellowstone Grizzly Bear Protections

Some people are not happy.<p>The Interior Department plans to remove the federal protections that the Yellowstone grizzly bear has had under the …

Grizzly Bear

Polar bear can't quite catch her toy ball but we're all rooting for her

The Oregon Zoo knows you need a video of a polar bear having a blast with a boomer ball, so they pulled through just in time for the weekend.<p>Nora, the polar bear, became a resident of the Oregon Zoo last September and will be taking her definitely-bearable antics to the Hogle Zoo in Salt Lake City …

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Hidden camera in Italian forest reveals secret lives of wolves, brown bears and wild boar

A secret camera hidden in Italy’s Apennine mountains has revealed a forest to be teeming with wildlife, from brown bears and wild boar to wolves and red deer.<p>Conservationists installed the camera and focused it on a clearing around a single beech tree for an entire year.<p>The camera recorded the …

Wildlife