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Bear Sightings in Arizona Prompt Bear Awareness Tips

The Arizona Game and Fish Department said campers, hikers, and outdoor people need to be aware that bears may already be emerging from hibernation after two recent sightings were reported. The Arizona Game and Fish Department wants the community to … Continue reading

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A BEAR-ly Believable BEAR Story

A woodlot owner near Grand Falls, New Brunswick, says he’s lucky to be alive after a bear attacked him in the woods. Gilles Cyr was out for a walk through his woodlot when suddenly a large black object ran out … Continue reading

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Being Bear Aware

It’s important to be informed about bears and what to do when you come into contact with them. Bears are not tame, gentle, or cuddly; they are unpredictable and potentially dangerous. A Fed Bear is a Dead Bear Don’t be … Continue reading

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Human Encounters with Bears Turn Deadly

Recent media reports detail numerous human encounters with black bears. In most instances the bears became food-conditioned, lost their natural fear of humans, and become a threat as they roamed in search of an easy meal. These bear was either … Continue reading

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Arizona Bear Count Reaches Three

Numerous bear sightings and activities and bear attacks have recently been reported by officials in various regions of the U.S. and Canada. Today’s post focuses on Tonto National Forest in the Payson, Arizona area. Arizona authorities have now killed three … Continue reading

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Bear Pulls Camper from Outhouse

A Winnipeg, Manitoba, man is recovering from his injuries after a black bear dragged him from an outhouse and slashed and bit him repeatedly before a friend intervened and shot and killed the bear. Gordon Shurvell, 65, was home late … Continue reading

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Bear Attack Reported at Arizona Campground

An Arizona woman was injured this morning (May 1) when a bear ripped a hole in the tent where she, her husband, and their dog had been sleeping at Ponderosa Campground in Tonto National Forest, just off Highway 260 about … Continue reading

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Yellowstone Grizzly Victim Identified

A grizzly bear killed a Michigan man whose body was found by hikers last week in Yellowstone National Park, officials said earlier today (August 29). The victim was identified as John Wallace of Chassell, Michigan. Wallace’s body was discovered along … Continue reading

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Five Things You Need to Know Today: August 5

Since I like things to come in fives (and tens), here are five things YOU need to know TODAY! 1. Bear Spray Mandatory on Banff Trail For the first time in a national park, Parks Canada has mandated that until … Continue reading

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Bare Facts on Bears

Grizzly Bear Kills Hiker in Yellowstone National Park A couple’s hike off South Rim Drive, south of Canyon Village and east of the park’s Grand Loop Road, Wednesday (July 6) morning, turned tragic when they surprised a grizzly bear sow … Continue reading

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