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 […]
A protective female Romanian bear and her cubs have cut off access to Dracula’s castle in Bucharest. But local police blame tourists for the problem.
Despite a national ban on hunting Romanian Bears, there is a negative attitude to bears and some locals have chosen deadly methods of bear culling. When walking home one evening, Csaba Demeter, a forest guard from Carpathian Mountains was taken unawares by a brown bear that attacked him from behind. The animal pinned him to the […]