In addition to bear bile farming and bear baiting, bear dancing is another equally harmful practice in some regions in Asia.
Bear dancing is a practice in which wild bears are captured, rendered defenseless and forced to perform for crowds against their will. What seems like a harmless show to outside observers is actually an extremely cruel exercise.
It was a custom in countries like India, Greece, Turkey, and Pakistan but today only bear owners in Pakistan and India still practice it.
A protective female Romanian bear and her cubs have cut off access to Dracula’s castle in Bucharest.
In Bucharest, Romania, danger lurks once more at one of Dracula’s castle but it’s not exactly what you may expect. This time, a protective mother brown bear and her three cubs have blocked access to the castle.
The fortress in question is the Poenari Castle, or Peonari Citadeli, used by Romania’s Vlad the Impaler in the 15th century.
Just like actual real-life bears, these Bear Movies will keep you at the edge of your seat.
A bear would rather hunt and eat other wild animals than attack humans. Nevertheless, Hollywood keeps portraying them as senseless killers. They have created several flicks of grizzlies mauling and tearing flesh, and the audience loved it.
But in many real-life cultures, bears are seen as symbols of strength and courage.
Even the Teddy bear, a chance creation by an American candy shop owner, finds itself in the arms of many, as a consolation when in solitude.
It’s rare to see a child that didn’t grow up with at least one beloved Teddy Bear, especially in the Western World.
Although teddy bears are a delight internationally, their story actually begins in the USA in very unlikely circumstances.
On November 14, 1902, then American President, Theodore Roosevelt, was invited by Mississippi Governor Andrew H. Longino on a hunting trip down south. Their itinerary included a 10-day hunting expedition in the city of Onward.
Bear Baiting is an extremely cruel, banned, and ancient blood sport still practiced in parts of Pakistan.
Bear baiting is a blood sport held in some rural regions in parts of Pakistan between dogs and a bear. And though it the sport is illegal there for over a century now, the sporting events still happen to date.