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Fat Bear Week: Alaska's Brown Bears Face Off in Battle of the Plumpest
Offbeat  (tags: bears, hibernation, fat, wildlife, protection, environment )

- 17 days ago -
Right now, the bears are eating almost non-stop to prepare for hibernation, which lasts five to six months and sometimes longer. Brown bears need fat to survive the -35F to 50F (-37C to 10C) winters in Katmai's mountains.
Bears in the Pool Part 2 - YouTube   video
Offbeat  (tags: bears, pool, pt 2, awesome-clawsome video! )

- 114 days ago -
Here we go again folks! The same bear family came back to the same human family. There's something about that pool. Hmm.....
Local Exotic Rescue Group Saves Tiger Cub, 5 Bears
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, rescued, tigers, bears, protection )

- 298 days ago -
A local exotic animal rescue group recently saved five bears and a white tiger cub from three southern states.
This Bear Attacks a Circus Artist
Offbeat  (tags: animals, ethics, crime, society, protection, bears, circus animals, pets, animals exploitated )

- 376 days ago -
VIdéo : The circus is supposed to amuse. This accident broke the atmosphere in Syktyvkar, Russia: a bear attacked his tamer during the show.
Offbeat  (tags: bears, hunting, hunters, animals, environment, humans, wildlife, society )

- 554 days ago -
The new law allows hunters to use unfair practices, e.g. baiting hungry bears with food to shoot them at close range, and entering wolf and bear dens to slaughter entire families. It also removes the prohibition on hunting from the air
Walking Bear Comes Home: A Tribute to Dr. Charles Jonkel
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, news, animals, bears, photos, culture )

- 920 days ago -
A beautiful tribute. May he forever walk among the Great Bears he so loved.
Bears Bond After 16 Years In Lonely Cages
Offbeat  (tags: bears )

- 938 days ago -
For the last 16 years, these two bears were forced to spend their lives in cages alone, without any companionship to lessen their misery. But now that they have been rescued, everything has begun to change for the better.
Grim News for Tigers, Bears as China Wildlife Law Allows Farming, 'Medical' Use
Offbeat  (tags: China, tigers, bears, farms, medicinal, animals, law )

- 998 days ago -
China already has around 200 tiger farms, with more than 5,000 big cats often kept in cramped conditions for public exhibition and to feed a thriving underground industry in tiger bone wine and pelts.
State Will Not Capture Bear That Attacked Scout Leader in Morris County
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, animals, bears, humans, society, wildlife )

- 1036 days ago -
At least they are doing something right in New Jersey. They certainly need education on black bears.
Supporters of Pedals the Injured Walking Bear, Rally at Statehouse
Offbeat  (tags: care2, pedals, bears )

- 1077 days ago -
Then, Pugsley and Lisa Rose Rublack, who started a Care2 petition that has nearly 300,000 signatures seeking the relocation of the bear, went to the state Department of Environmental Protection to deliver the petition.
Florida Holds Hunt to Kill 320 Bears
Offbeat  (tags: florida, bears, hunt, sad news, usa )

- 1094 days ago -
Florida is holding its first bear hunt in more than two decades, despite opposition from animal rights campaigners.
Animal Welfare Campaigner Secures Historic Anti Bear Bile Farming Agreement
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, bears, Bear Bile Farming, vietnam, Animal Welfare )

- 1108 days ago -
The tireless work of a Nottinghamshire-born animal rights campaigner has ensured a landmark agreement to end cruel bear bile-farming in Vietnam.
WATCH: Heartwarming Moment Hairless Bear Cholitas 20 Years of Cruel Captivity Ends
Offbeat  (tags: animals, Animal Welfare, Animal Cruelty, bears, Animal Defenders International )

- 1109 days ago -
Animal Defenders International released uplifting footage to show how Cholita, a South American spectacled bear, put the horrors of being a circus plaything behind her after being nursed back to health and given a new life in the forests of Peru.
Must See: Brave Dog Chases Bears Off Property
Offbeat  (tags: Animals, Dog, Bears, USA )

- 1112 days ago -
A French bulldog named Jewel has been caught on CCTV chasing bears out of her owner's back garden in Monrovia, California.
"My, What Big Teeth You Have!"
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, protection, bears, humans, unusual, sanctuary )

- 1137 days ago -
Man is sold two adorable puppies ... that grow up to be black bears!

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