Photo courtesy of Kate Clark.

Mama bear nursing cub in Monrovia yard

Imagine you go out to fill the bird feeders, and you find something much bigger than a bird in your backyard. That happened to Kate Clark yesterday in Monrovia. She walked out of her home […]


New Mexico zoo evacuated when bear cub escapes

ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — The zoo in Roswell, N.M., was evacuated for an hour until a bear cub could be coaxed back into its cage. Spring River Zoo Director Elaine Mayfield tells KOB-TV the cub […]


Black Bear (AP Photo)

Police break SUV window to release bear stuck inside

TRUCKEE, Calif. (AP) — Truckee police say they had to break the window out of an SUV over the weekend after a bear locked himself inside. Police say the incident late Sunday night in Glenshire […]


Polar Bear peers over the edge of an ice floe, Svalbard archipelago, Norway. (AP Photo)

Mounted 8-foot polar bear looking for a Pa. home

JONESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania restaurant owner is trying to find a good home for an 8-foot stuffed polar bear. For years, patrons of the Woods Creek Grill outside of Harrisburg have enjoyed posing […]


Meatball the bear in swimming pool at sanctuary

City approves ‘Meatball’ the bear parade float

GLENDALE, Calif. (AP) — A problem bear that gained a nickname and celebrity by stealing frozen meatballs from a Southern California garage freezer will be depicted on a 2014 Rose Parade float. The Glendale City […]


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Famed Katmai brown bears ready for season 2

KATMAI NATIONAL PARK AND PRESERVE, Alaska (AP) – The famed brown bears of Alaska’s Katmai National Park and Preserve are ready for their close-ups. has again set up live-streaming high-definition webcams from the remote […]


Bear in La Canada scares swimmers, schools

LA CANADA FLINTRIDGE, Calif. (AP) — A bear that wandered down from the mountains and into suburban backyards north of Los Angeles had swimmers scrambling from a backyard pool and brought the lockdown of two […]


Polar Bear peers over the edge of an ice floe, Svalbard archipelago, Norway. (AP Photo)

Wanted: Polar bear spotter on Norwegian islands

OSLO, Norway (AP) — Do you enjoy the outdoors and have strong vocal cords? If so, Norway might have a summer job for you: three weeks in the Arctic wilderness spotting polar bears.


Wildfire fire

Firefighters encounter bears at Calif. brush blaze

MONROVIA, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters finishing off containment lines around a brush fire burn area in foothills northeast of Los Angeles are running into a new problem: bears. Fire crews and residents reported bear encounters at least 7 times since Sunday.


Kali, orphaned polar bear cub in its temporary home at the Alaska Zoo in Anchorage, AK.

Orphaned polar bear cub getting care in Anchorage

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An orphaned polar cub is making its temporary home at the Alaska Zoo in Anchorage. Watch the video here.


Panda cub's markings start to show

(CNS) – The giant panda born at the San Diego Zoo nearly two weeks ago is starting to get its coloring, zoo officials announced today. Black markings on the unnamed panda were first visible Thursday, […]


Texas dog honored as 30th National Hero Dog

(AP) – Three years ago, Bear was a 100-pound Shiloh German shepherd nobody wanted at a Texas shelter. Today, he was honored with the 30th National Hero Dog award by the Society for the Prevention […]



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