Can Animals Be Too Smart For Their Own Good?

    Can Animals Be Too Smart For Their Own Good?

    Sometimes, clever creatures can really get under our skin. Meet the amazingly adaptable creatures that people dub a “nuisance."
    Grizzly Bears and Their Insatiable Appetites, Explained
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    Grizzly Bears and Their Insatiable Appetites, Explained

    A number of the grizzlies’ physical characteristics centre around finding and eating their meals.
    Rare Baby Sun Bear Born to Rescued Parents at UK Zoo

    Rare Baby Sun Bear Born to Rescued Parents at UK Zoo

    This is the latest addition welcomed at the UK's Chester Zoo – a sun bear cub. The 14-ounce cub was born on June 13, 2018 to Milli who will tend her cub in their den for about two months before they venture out together.
    Mama Bear and Cubs Caught Breaking and Entering Into a Minivan

    Mama Bear and Cubs Caught Breaking and Entering Into a Minivan

    See how a mother bear and her cubs break into and enter a minivan to explore inside. Top tip - if you live near bears make sure you lock your doors. 
    This Family Thought They Were Raising a Dog—It Was a Bear

    This Family Thought They Were Raising a Dog—It Was a Bear

    Discover why this Chinese family thought they were raising a puppy but which turned out to be an Asian black bear. 

    Bears Follow Hiker

    What would you do if a family of bears joined your hike?

    See a Bear Freed From a Cage to Begin a New Life

    See an animal rescue group release a bear from captivity and start a new life in a mountain sanctuary. 

    This Orphaned 680kg Kodiak Bear Is Sick—Needs Hugs.

    When Jimbo the Kodiak bear wasn't feeling well, his human caretaker Jim Kowalczik consoled him with some petting and bear hugs. Jimbo is 23 years old, weighs 680kg, and measures 2.9metres tall. He was brought to the Orphaned Wildlife Centre as an injured cub, and will call it home for the rest of his life. Kodiak bears can live into their early 30s in captivity. Other than a few regulated tours, the centre does not allow the public in, and no touching of the animals is allowed. The goal is to rehabilitate and release animals into the wild, but for bears like Jimbo brought in young, that’s not possible.
    Watch an Escaped Bear Roam the Streets of Basra, Iraq

    Watch an Escaped Bear Roam the Streets of Basra, Iraq

    A bear wandered the streets of Basra, Iraq, creating a chaotic scene for residents. The Syrian brown bear escaped from a local store where it was being held for sale. Habitat loss due to decades of war and deforestation have caused the bears' populations to plummet. The bear was captured and returned back to the shop.
    Watch: Rescued Bear With Amputated Paws Learns to Walk Again

    Watch: Rescued Bear With Amputated Paws Learns to Walk Again

    Dec. 22, 2017 - An Asian black bear with two amputated front paws arrived safely at a new sanctuary in north-east Vietnam. Hai Chan was rescued by FOUR PAWS, an international animal welfare group, after being held captive for ten years as a bile bear. Bear stomach bile is harvested and used in traditional Chinese medicine. Hai Chan suffered enlarged adrenal glands, stress, and the two amputated paws. The paws were most likely used to produce bear paw wine. Two other Asian bears were rescued and brought to the sanctuary.