Brown bear

In this September 2011 photo provided by Tony Gorn, musk oxen graze in the backyard of his home in Nome, Alaska. (AP Photo/Angie Gorn)

Got unwanted oxen? Try bear urine to ward them off

NOME, Alaska (AP) — Alaska wildlife officials have turned to an unusual source in efforts to persuade a herd of musk oxen to leave this Bering Sea coastal town for good. Bear urine. Some suspect […]

07/03/2014

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

Men floating Alaska river save drowning bear (video)

(AP) – Three Alaska men are being credited with saving a brown bear from drowning. The Peninsula Clarion reports that Dustin Klepacki was floating the Kenai River with his father and their friend last weekend […]

08/03/2012