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 […]
If a bear chases you should you climb a tree. Can bears climb trees or does it depend on the particular species of bear in question?
Timothy Treadwell aka The Grizzly Man had good intentions for grizzly bears. But what can we learn from his tragic story?
It’s rare to see a child without at least one beloved Teddy Bear, especially in the Western World. Here’s the interesting story of the Teddy Bear came to be.
Local authorities resort to bear feeding in parts of the USA to stop hungry bears from destroying economic trees. Is this the best option?
Bear sanctuaries are a source of hope and succor for many of the world’s badly abused bears. Here are 10 worldwide that bear lovers can support.
Despite several efforts to stop it, the Asian market for bear parts continues to thrive. As it is, Asian bears are the most persecuted bears today.
From swimming for miles without stopping to eating rubber boots, here are some fascinating facts about bears that you probably didn’t know.