ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A man found his missing friend dead during a bear hunting trip on Alaska's Kodiak Island, but said Friday he and another hunting friend initially thought the man had...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on man found dead during Alaska bear hunting trip (all times local):
A man who found his missing friend dead during a bear hunting trip on...
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Native American leaders pressed lawmakers in Congress Wednesday to adopt permanent protections for grizzly bears, a species widely revered by tribes but that has been...
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on a proposal to give grizzly bears permanent protections regardless of their population size (all times local):
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Officials in Yellowstone National Park tell drivers to honk at bears.
Recently a black bear in the northern part of the park put its paws up on cars....
Utah zoo’s polar bear chills out with ice cubes
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Lawmakers in Congress are scheduled to take up legislation protecting grizzly bears against future hunting as federal and state officials appeal a court ruling that blocked...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Brown bears emerging from winter dens have caused problems in two Alaska communities.
The Anchorage Daily News reports state biologists shot and killed a brown bear...
KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) — Glacier National Park officials plan to capture and mark 10 female grizzly bears as part of an ongoing effort to monitor the population in the Northern Continental Divide...
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Wildlife biologists will be baiting and trapping grizzly bears in Yellowstone National Park from May 13 through July 31 as part of ongoing research.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Wildlife experts are warning New Mexico residents that black bears' internal mechanisms are still operating as if the state is still under drought and may come to populated...
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine wildlife authorities in Maine say the state has already received more than three dozen complaints this spring about nuisance bears, which are emerging from their dens...
CAPITAN, N.M. (AP) — Public broadcasting stations that serve New Mexico and parts of West Texas are teaming up with the U.S. Forest Service to create a virtual field trip that will highlight...
Grizzly bear euthanized in western Montana
GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks has euthanized a young male grizzly in the western part of the state for killing livestock.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Wildlife officials say two young black bears were struck and killed by cars in separate accidents in western Pennsylvania over the weekend.
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Game and Fish Commission has opted not to hold a grizzly bear hunt this year.
The Jackson Hole News & Guide reports that the decision last week follows a...
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — More than 150 people have applied to sit on an advisory committee to come up with recommendations on how to manage Montana's grizzly bears.
Bear scales fence, kills 5 goats at Connecticut farm
BURLINGTON, Conn. (AP) — Environmental officials in Connecticut are trying to trap a bear that killed five goats at a farm.
A spokesman for the state Department of Energy and Environmental...
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say three bear cubs have been taken to a conservation center after the mother bear was fatally struck by a car on a southern Arizona road.
Grizzly bear shot by landowner in Montana
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is investigating the shooting of a grizzly bear in Montana.
The Independent Record reports that Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife &...
Number of abandoned bear cubs rising in New Hampshire
LYME, N.H. (AP) — A sanctuary in New Hampshire says it is caring for a growing number of abandoned bear cubs because of food shortages last fall and winter.
Jackson airport seeks bear spray vendor
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Summer tourists flying into Jackson Hole Airport in northwest Wyoming may soon be able to rent cans of bear spray at the airport before heading out to Yellowstone National...
Large polar bear gets checkup at Illinois zoo
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Wildlife officials have euthanized a young grizzly bear that was killing cattle in western Montana.
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks officials said in a statement the...
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A man who attacked two tourists with bear spray in a Yellowstone National Park restroom has been sentenced to 6 ½ years in federal prison.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A newly unveiled advisory committee that will help make management decisions for a downsized national monument in southern Utah has become the latest flashpoint in a...
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Russia’s stray polar bear taken back to the wild
MOSCOW (AP) — A polar bear which was found roaming around a village in eastern Russia, hundreds of miles away from its usual habitat, has been airlifted back home.
SIMSBURY, Conn. (AP) — A bear known for breaking into Connecticut homes broke into one too many.
State Environmental Conservation Police said Monday they euthanized a black bear that had...
Nevada father, sons fined $5,000 each for bear poaching
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A father and his two sons have been convicted of illegally poaching a bear in what the state's chief game warden described as a "disgusting" thrill-killing.
Well-known grizzly spotted in Grand Teton National Park
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Bear No. 399 became one of the most well-known grizzly bears in Grand Teton National Park after raising three cubs near Jackson Lake Lodge about a decade ago.
Vermonters urged to avoid attracting bears
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is asking residents to remove any potential food sources from their property that would attract hungry bears this spring.
Colorado wildlife officers kill 1st bear of 2019
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Wildlife officials in Colorado have killed a bear near Meeker after previously relocating it from Steamboat Springs.
State officials warn residents not to feed bears
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — State wildlife officials are issuing guidelines and warnings about feeding bears as the animals become more active in some parts of Kentucky.
ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado man has admitted to taking extreme measures when he retaliated against a hunter who legally killed a bear.
The Aspen Times reports 69-year-old Thomas Andersen...
MOSCOW (AP) — Residents of a village in Russia's far eastern Kamchatka Peninsula were stunned by the sight of a polar bear prowling for food hundreds of miles from its usual habitat.
As NH’s bear challenges persist, officials target trash
LITTLETON, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire wildlife officials have the same message every spring when it comes to bears.
Bring in bird feeders, they say, get chickens inside some kind of...
BERLIN (AP) — A 19-year-old male giant panda has arrived at Vienna's Schoenbrunn zoo, more than two years after his predecessor died.
Yuan Yuan, who arrived on Tuesday evening, was chosen as...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A southeastern Utah county commission that used to be a vocal opponent of the Bears Ears National Monument created by President Barack Obama is switching sides in the debate...
DURANGO, Colo. (AP) — Colorado wildlife officials are warning residents to take precaution as bears begin to wake up from their winter slumber.
Omaha zoo’s Asia exhibit nears completion
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The road to Asia is nearly paved.
The Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium is putting the finishing touches on its 8-acre, $22 million Asian Highlands exhibit, set to open May...
Montana measure proposes study of wolves, grizzlies
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Proposed legislation would study on the economic value and costs of grizzly bears and wolves in Montana and how the animals relate to agriculture, tourism and hunting and...
Hunting bans for poachers who killed bear at landfill
ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — A father and son who pleaded guilty to poaching a bear at a landfill in western Colorado have been banned from hunting and fishing in most of the United States.
Bear moved to northern New Hampshire seen in Vermont
WOODSTOCK, Vt. (AP) — A mother bear who was caught near Dartmouth College and moved to northern New Hampshire last year has been seen in Vermont.
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Colorado wildlife officials tranquilized and relocated its first bear of the year after they say it got into several trash cans and posed a threat to children at a...
Danes rush to see pandas on loan from China
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Thousands are queuing at Copenhagen Zoo to see two giant black-and-white bears on loan from China under Beijing's popular "panda diplomacy" initiative.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Two panda bears on an extended loan from China were welcomed Wednesday to their new house in Copenhagen during a ceremony fit for Denmark's queen.
Groups want hunters to be required to carry bear spray
CODY, Wyo. (AP) — A group of conservation organizations is calling on wildlife officials in Wyoming and Idaho to require hunters to carry bear spray.