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Tranquilized Bear Falls Out of Tree

A 238-pound black bear falls out of a tree in New Jersey after wildlife officials tranquilize the animal. Photo Credit via Wikimedia Commons. US News Video by NewsLook var nl_rand = "iKzg0oD…

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Black Bears May Be Able to Count

By Mat McDermott, TreeHugger Further, rather fascinating, illustration that non-human animals can be far more than intelligent than they are generally given credit for: New research in Animal Beh…

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Can Bears Help Space Travel?

Scientists are studying black bears and their ability to change their metabolism greatly during hibernation. Not only does their body temperature drop, but their metabolism decreases by about 75 perce…

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Bear Population Recovering in Mississippi

In 1932 due to excessive hunting and habitat loss the black bear population in Mississippi had been reduced to less than twelve. At that time they were given statewide protection. By 1974 black bears …

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