Bears

Bears

It’s Big Boy Season: Vote for the Fattest Bear

For brown bears, the fatter the better, because body fat means strong chances of winter survival.
Kaleigh Rogers
10.3.18
cryptozoology

'Yeti Bones' Were Actually Just Bears, DNA Analysis Shows

It's the most rigorous analysis to date of Yeti samples, the researchers say.
Kate Lunau
11.29.17
bear brawl

A Guy Punched a Black Bear in the Face When It Tried to Break Into a House

Human-black bear conflict is on the rise. It’s a sad story—for the bears.
Lisa Cumming
8.25.17
gross blog

Wet Hot American Bear Ass Tapeworm Summer

Oh, that? Just a tapeworm hanging out a bear's butt.
Sarah Emerson
6.23.17
Viral Loop

There's More to the Bears of Olympic Game Farm Than Funny Viral Videos

Adorable, but deadly.
Kevin Wong
4.14.17
hunting

Republicans Vote to Allow Killing of Wolves and Bears on Refuges in Alaska

The US Fish and Wildlife Service rule prohibits controversial methods like gassing dens and shooting cubs.
Grennan Milliken
2.18.17
Canada

Tracking Grizzly Bears With a Smartphone App in Northern Alberta

Grizz Tracker is helping scientists collect data on Alberta’s grizzly bears.
Trina Moyles
11.23.16
News

Here’s the Fattest Bear

Nice work, Otis.
Jordan Pearson
10.19.16
climate change

What in the World Did Mike Pence's 'Russian Bear' Comment Mean?

During last night's vice presidential debate, Mike Pence dropped a serious knowledge bomb that may have surprised many a biologist.
Sarah Emerson
10.5.16
Luxury Week

Why Rich People Are Obsessed With Owning Exotic Animals

Is buying a tiger a rite of passage for the ultra rich?
Sarah Emerson
9.26.16
Features

If We Can't Save Pandas, We Can't Save Anything

People love to hate on pandas, but the arguments against conserving the rare bears are missing the bigger picture.
Kaleigh Rogers
3.14.16
Terraform

​It's Going to Be Okay

A veteran war correspondent imagines a future in which humans serve as medics to the robot army.
David Axe
9.17.15
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