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Aug

11

Jul

Watch grizzly bear drama unfold on live webcamsThe grizzlies at Katmai National Park and Preserve are keeping rangers busy, and you can get in on the action by watching explore.org’s cameras.

Watch grizzly bear drama unfold on live webcams
The grizzlies at Katmai National Park and Preserve are keeping rangers busy, and you can get in on the action by watching explore.org’s cameras.

09

Jul

laurajmoss:

Some valuable advice posted on a trail we hiked in Alaska recently.
Now, how exactly does one determine when attack transitions into mealtime? Do you listen for chewing? Will the bear sigh in delight like I do when I eat macaroni and cheese?
And if I taste like macaroni and cheese, is it really fair to deny the bear such a delicacy? I do eat a lot of mac and cheese, so it’s conceivable I might taste cheesy and delicious.

MNN’s guide to surviving a bear attack

laurajmoss:

Some valuable advice posted on a trail we hiked in Alaska recently.

Now, how exactly does one determine when attack transitions into mealtime? Do you listen for chewing? Will the bear sigh in delight like I do when I eat macaroni and cheese?

And if I taste like macaroni and cheese, is it really fair to deny the bear such a delicacy? I do eat a lot of mac and cheese, so it’s conceivable I might taste cheesy and delicious.

MNN’s guide to surviving a bear attack

08

May

As tiny black bear cub emerges from den, lucky photographer documents once-in-a-lifetime eventThrough sheer luck, a wildlife photographer spent an hour with a teensy wild black bear cub and its mother, documenting its experience of seeing the world for the first time.

As tiny black bear cub emerges from den, lucky photographer documents once-in-a-lifetime event
Through sheer luck, a wildlife photographer spent an hour with a teensy wild black bear cub and its mother, documenting its experience of seeing the world for the first time.

20

Apr

A year in the life of ‘Bears’One of the directors behind Disneynature’s latest documentary explains what makes these animals so special — and how he got such spectacular footage.

A year in the life of ‘Bears’
One of the directors behind Disneynature’s latest documentary explains what makes these animals so special — and how he got such spectacular footage.

19

Apr

natgeotravel:

Say hello to amazing photo galleries. See this week’s top Traveler Photo Contest frames »
Photograph by Kevin Dietrich

natgeotravel:

Say hello to amazing photo galleries. See this week’s top Traveler Photo Contest frames »

Photograph by Kevin Dietrich

05

Mar

Yosemite outsmarts its food-stealing bears. Here’s how. Apologies to Yogi and Boo-Boo.

19

Feb

Why did the grizzly cross the road? To find his mate on the other sideBears are using wildlife crossings to find new mates, with those road-crossing males in particular having the most genetic success.

Why did the grizzly cross the road? To find his mate on the other side
Bears are using wildlife crossings to find new mates, with those road-crossing males in particular having the most genetic success.

24

Oct

Andean bears don’t like to have their pictures takenCamera traps in the wild can improve researchers’ understanding of the bears’ distribution, abundance and behavior.

Andean bears don’t like to have their pictures taken
Camera traps in the wild can improve researchers’ understanding of the bears’ distribution, abundance and behavior.

14

Oct

How to survive a bear attackWith bear attacks on the rise in many parts of the world, here’s a look at how to meet a black, brown or polar bear and come out alive.

How to survive a bear attack
With bear attacks on the rise in many parts of the world, here’s a look at how to meet a black, brown or polar bear and come out alive.