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I-Wonder: Can Polar Bears and Dogs Be Playmates?
Offbeat  (tags: Animals, Bears, Dogs, Playmates )

Ray
- 10 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The polar bear is the world's largest land carnivore and the only species with an innate taste for human flesh. They will hunt you, kill you and eat you and thus we are very wary of these massive and powerful predators.
Adorable Rescued Moon Bears Playing Around - See Cute Clips
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, animals, bears, interesting, pictures )

Jean
- 19 days ago - thedodo.com
Animals Asia has rescued more than 500 bears from bear bile farms in China and Vietnam. Once rescued their rehabilitation begins in semi-natural enclosures designed to encourage natural behaviours.
Animals Asia Vets Race Against the Clock to Save 130 Moon Bears (PHOTOS)
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, suffering, bears )

Cher
- 196 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
The commercial bear bile and paw trade is driving many of Asia's most precious bear species to near extinction. This cruel and frankly, unusual, trade is driven by the traditional belief that bear bile has rare medicinal properties.
Pair of Aging Bears at Nova Scotia Wildlife Park Won't Be Euthanized
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, bears )

Cher
- 202 days ago - timescolonist.com
A pair of aging black bears at the Shubenacadie Provincial Wildlife Park in Nova Scotia have been granted a reprieve after fears arose they would be euthanized due to their declining health.
Bear Cub Gets New Lease on Life at Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, wildlife, bears, rescued, cubs, protection )

Cher
- 235 days ago - ktvn.com
She is just 13 weeks old but she's thriving. A man in California discovered 'Tahoe' on a hike. Her mother was dead. So he collected the baby cub and brought her to people who could help her.
Law Change Is Good News for China's Moon Bears
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, laws, China, bears )

Cher
- 238 days ago - animalsasia.org
Animals Asia welcomes the closing of legal loophole in China which should ensure greater protection for wild Asiatic black bears - better known as moon bears.
URGENT : Shubenacadie Wildlife Park Bears Said to Be on Death Row
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, suffering, killing, bears, wildlife park )

Cher
- 243 days ago - thechronicleherald.ca
"I guess the plan is, once they euthanize sisters Cinnamon and Ginger, they're bringing these two new bears out and they're hoping that nobody notices the difference,
130 Bears to Be Rescued in China, the Largest Number Ever
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, bears, rescue )

Cher
- 247 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
In an unprecedented move that will be the biggest bear rescue in the world a bear bile farm in China is to be converted into a bear sanctuary by Animals Asia who will then care for its 130 bears, after a plea by the farmer for help. In a bear bile farm
Orphaned Bear Cub 'Tinsel' Making A Full Recovery ! VIDEO!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, bears, cubs )

Cher
- 351 days ago - huffingtonpost.ca
The severely malnourished bear cub that was discovered peacefully living with hens inside a chicken coop in the West Kootenays has found a temporary home and is recovering well.
The Swan Song of India's Dancing Bears
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, bears, India )

Cher
- 382 days ago - news.mongabay.com
As the stars of their cruel little roadshows, sloth bears danced to the piercing sounds of the damru for hundreds of years.
New Study Questions How Greater Yellowstone Bears Are Counted
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, bears, wildlife, count )

Cher
- 488 days ago - hcn.org
How do you count grizzly bears in a region like the Greater Yellowstone, with its 20 million acres of forest and mountains centered on the national park? Most wild animals can't be individually tallied, so biologists use complex statistical approaches
Bear Caught 'Poledancing' in Woods - Really Cute Video!
Offbeat  (tags: bears, trees, scratching, cute )

Giana
- 496 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
If you go down to the woods today, you may just come across the seemingly unlikely sight of a bear poledancing.
Mama Bear Caught On Tape Trying To Rescue Cub From Dumpster (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, pictures, off-beat, unusual, bears )

Zora
- 514 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
It's rare to see a bear attempting to rescue her cub from an open dumpster, and rarer still for the entire event to have been caught on tape.
How One Moment With a Bear Inspired My Work to End Bear Bile Farming
Offbeat  (tags: Bears, bile, Asia, suffer, caged, animal rights, animal advocates, protection, wildlife )

Julie
- 520 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Bile is extracted using various painful, invasive techniques, all of which cause massive infection to the bears. This cruel practice continues despite the availability of a large number of effective and affordable herbal and synthetic alternatives.
April Is Alaska's Bear Awareness Month
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, bears )

Cher
- 619 days ago - sewardcitynews.com
Governor Sean Parnell has proclaimed April "Bear Awareness Month" in Alaska as a way to remind everyone about bear safety and the importance of minimizing attractants to reduce human-bear conflicts
 

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