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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 […]

06/09/2014

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 […]

03/28/2014

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 […]

10/15/2013

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 […]

08/16/2013

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 […]

07/24/2013

Bears await salmon in this bear cam screenshot courtesy of Explore.org.

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. Explore.org has again set up live-streaming high-definition webcams from the remote […]

07/15/2013

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 […]

05/13/2013

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.

04/30/2013

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.

04/22/2013

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.

03/20/2013

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