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Grizzly Bear Expert Explains Who These Carnivores Really Are. "Barrie Gilbert's fascination with grizzly bears almost got him killed in Yellowstone National Park.

Grizzly Bear Expert Explains Who These Carnivores Really Are

He recovered, returned to fieldwork, and devoted the next several decades to understanding and protecting these often-maligned giants...Drawn from his decades of experience, One of Us: A Biologist's Walk Among Bears explodes myths that depict grizzlies as bloodthirsty beasts that 'kill for pleasure' and reveals the intelligent, adaptable side of these astonishingly social animals. " "Gilbert’s new book is called One of Us: A Biologist’s Walk Among Bears. Woman killed by bear was on phone to father during attack in Canada. The father of a Canadian woman who was killed by black bear has said that he was on the phone with her at the time of the attack.

Woman killed by bear was on phone to father during attack in Canada

Stephanie Blais, 44, was with her husband, Curtis, and two young children at the family’s remote cabin in the province of Saskatchewan. But problems with the water supply prompted her to call her father on a satellite phone. “She called me to tell me that the water line hadn’t been working and that her husband had fixed it. Black Bear Dens and Beds - How to Identify Them. Visit Beartracker's Nature Store online store at: Happy tracking!!

Black Bear Dens and Beds - How to Identify Them

What else can you find in the nature store? Beartracker's animal tracks coloring book, T-shirts, sweatshirts, journals, book bags, toddler and infant apparel, mouse pads, posters, postcards, coffee mugs, travel mugs, clocks, Frisbees, bumper stickers, hats, stickers, and many more items. All with tracks or paw prints, or nature scenes. Custom products are available. International Association for Bear Research & Management.

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Bearrehab. Lynn Rogers, PhD. As WRI's principal biologist, Lynn Rogers, Ph.D., has spent over 42 years learning about wildlife and sharing his information with the public.

Lynn Rogers, PhD

Using airplanes, vehicles, and snowshoes, he has radio-tracked over 100 bears in the vast forests of northeastern Minnesota, studying some for as long as 22 years. Rogers began studying bears in his home state of Michigan in 1967, moving black bears away from campgrounds and residential areas for the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. In fall 1969, he moved to northeastern Minnesota and began a broad, ecological study of black bears as a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Minnesota. The project was conceived and funded by Wallace and Mary Lee Dayton and the Minneapolis Big Game Club. Scores of volunteers and students helped make the project a success. The study became even more detailed in the next two decades. Worldwide, the media carries his information to over a hundred million people each year. Vitae Name: Lynn Leroy Rogers Education: American Black Bear. Order Carnivora. BROWN BEAR. Polar Bear. BROWN BEAR videos, photos and facts - Ursus arctos.

Tribute to Grizzly 760 ~ Lyn Dalebout - EarthWord SkyWord ~ Lyn Dalebout. “760~Jim Bear” photograph by Daryl Hunter Thank you Daryl for capturing the essence and joy of this favorite Bear of ours, Grizzly 760.

Tribute to Grizzly 760 ~ Lyn Dalebout - EarthWord SkyWord ~ Lyn Dalebout

The following is my guest editorial to the Jackson Hole News and Guide, to be published on November 12 2014. This is my tribute to Grizzly 760, also known as Jim Bear to many of us. I spent good time around him, as did many of us who love our bears. In honor of his short and compelling life, it is important to share a few stories. 760 was a good bear. 760 was a good bear. 760 was a memorable bear with an interesting ancestry. 760 had confidence. 760 was a spirited bear. 760 was an adventurous bear. 760 was an inquisitive bear. 760 is now a Spirit Bear. If you care about the survival of our grizzly bears, do your part and find out what happened to 760. Contact Wyoming Game and Fish and Grand Teton National Park and ask them to explain their decision-making process in regards to what happened.

Perhaps this can be the legacy of 760. Gobi bear videos, photos and facts - Ursus arctos gobiensis. Bear suspected of killing hiker in New Jersey. WEST MILFORD, N.J.

Bear suspected of killing hiker in New Jersey

(AP) — A black bear believed to have attacked and killed a hiker over the weekend likely was looking for food and was circling the victim’s body when sheriff’s officers and wildlife officials killed it, officials said Monday. The approximately 300-pound male bear was killed with two rifle blasts and is being examined at a state lab for more clues as to why it may have pursued the group of five hikers, a spokesman for the state Department of Environmental Protection said at a news conference. Arctic Bear Productions. Polar Bear Behavior, Summer 2011. Polar Bears: Ice Bear (Blu-ray 3D + Blu-ray): Adam Ravetch, Sarah Robertson, Tim O'Brien: Movies & TV. A Team of 2, Following the Scent of Polar Bears. Grizzly bear 'highway' uncovered in B.C. rainforest. New research from the Heiltsuk First Nation points to a sort of bear highway through the Great Bear Rainforest on B.C.'s Central Coast.

Grizzly bear 'highway' uncovered in B.C. rainforest

William Housty, a director with the Qqs Society, says the grizzly bears that were studied are travelling hundreds of kilometres each year along preferred routes — and one trail in particular along the salmon-producing Koeye River. 'You can follow these trails and really walk the same highway the bears walk.'- William Housty, a director with the Qqs Society "The bears walk in the same steps every time. Eurasian brown bear Wiki. The Eurasian brown bear (Ursus arctos arctos) is a subspecies of brown bear, found across northern Eurasia.

Eurasian brown bear Wiki

The Eurasian brown bear is also known as the common brown bear, European brown bear, European bear and colloquially by many other names. Description[edit] Eurasian brown bear The Eurasian brown bear has brown fur, which can range from yellow-brownish to dark brown, red brown, and almost black in some cases; albinism has also been recorded.[2] The fur is dense to varying degree and the hair can grow up to 10 cm in length. The shape of the head is normally quite round with relatively small and round ears, a wide skull and a mouth equipped with 42 teeth, including predatory teeth.

History[edit] Help Bears Suffering in North Carolina! Prehistoric bear skulls found underwater in Mexico. Polar Bears in Alaska. Minnesota black bear is world’s oldest-known wild bear. Will Bold Steps Be Needed toSave Beleaguered Polar Bears? by Ed Struzik. 06 Feb 2013: Report by ed struzik The day may soon come when some of the 19 polar bear populations in Canada, Alaska, Greenland, Norway, and Russia will have to be fed by humans in order to keep them alive during an extended ice-free season or prevent them from roaming into northern communities.

Will Bold Steps Be Needed toSave Beleaguered Polar Bears? by Ed Struzik

Some bears may have to be placed in temporary holding compounds until it is cold enough for them to go back onto the sea ice. In worst-case scenarios, polar bears from southern regions may have to be relocated to more northerly climes that have sufficient sea ice cover. It is time to begin making detailed plans to save the world’s 20,000 to 25,000 polar bears. Grizzly Bear Biology Study Guide. Is the proposal to hunt Yellowstone grizzlies based on sound science and public support? Polarizing Bears. Last month an alphabet soup scientific working group you’ve never heard of — the IUCN/SSC PBSG — added a brief footnote to a forthcoming report you didn’t know they were preparing.

Polarizing Bears

Just another day in the annals of the worldwide research community. Except, of course, when that body is the Polar Bear Specialist Group, and the item in question involves just how many polar bears currently exist on Earth. The PBSG is made up of scientists and wildlife managers from the five nations where polar bears are found: Canada, the United States, Russia, Norway, and Greenland/Denmark. The group meets every three to five years and in recent decades their publications have taken on an increasingly dire tone. Polar bears need sea ice in order to hunt for the seals they subsist on, and as climate change has transformed the Northern latitudes, the bears’ future prospects have dimmed.

And that’s why the footnote — made quietly public by PBSG chair Dr. But let’s give the scientists their due. Never Look a Polar Bear in the Eye. Never Look a Polar Bear in the Eye A Family Field Trip to the Arctic’s Edge in Search of Adventure, Truth, and Mini-Marshmallows Unlike some small towns that gradually peter out into the wilderness, this one just ends. On the west edge of town sits the Iceberg Tavern; behind it there’s a steel-mesh garbage cage, rusted by the salt air and battered by encounters with something even more inhospitable and frightening than the Arctic elements. Beyond that…there’s nothing. Standing on the roof of the bar you can throw a rock that would land in Hudson Bay.

Recording the Polar Bear's View of its Changing Arctic Environment. I first encountered the wildlife filmmaker Adam Ravetch in 2007 when writing about “Arctic Tale,” a film on polar bears and walruses that he co-directed for National Geographic in 2007 and which meshed fictional storytelling and astonishing imagery. His work is distinctive in bringing cameras as close as possible to the imposing animals he films. Now he’s broken a new barrier, gathering prolonged stretches of video with special cameras strapped around polar bears’ necks as part of a research project run by Anthony Pagano, a United States Geological Survey biologist. A Geological Survey news release has details.