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The black bear (not pictured) was estimated to have been between 2 and 3 years old.

A bear that was given food by tourists so it would pose for selfies was killed because it had become too used to humans, officials say

The bear is said to have weighed 100 pounds and was aged between 2 and 3 years old. Wildlife biologists say they were unable to relocate the animal.
The way you should deal with a bear attack can depend on which species you're dealing with.

What to do — and what not to do — if you’re attacked by a bear

Here's what to do if you see a bear, plus some of the best strategies for dealing with an attack from a black bear or grizzly bear.
A worthy contender.

It’s officially Fat Bear Week at an Alaskan national park — and the 2018 winner has been crowned

To celebrate bears going into hibernation, Katmai National Park and Preserve created an event called Fat Bear Week: a March Madness-style competition that pits bears against each other to see which one has gained the most weight. Most importantly, the park encourages everyone to vote on Facebook.

This tech CEO blared podcasts to defend his beloved peach tree from a bear that kept trying to steal his fruit

Rob Dubbin, the CEO of scripto.computer, was horrified to find a bear eating peaches from the tree growing in his back yard. His solution? Podcasts.
A femur bone from the decayed body of a purported Yeti found in a cave in Tibet.

The secrets of the mysterious Yeti have been revealed by genetics

Over the years, the Yeti hasn't just been spotted from a distance — people in the Himalayas have collected bones, teeth, hair, feces, and more.

Here’s what you should do if you come across a bear in the woods

Bears are very dangerous, but they aren't looking to make you lunch. There are a number of different ways you can protect yourself if you come across one.

Yellowstone grizzlies are losing endangered species protection — and some people are furious

In 1975, there were as few as 136 Yellowstone grizzly bears; there are now about 700. That's impressive, but there are still concerns about the decision.

Grizzlies and polar bears are mating for an alarming reason

Warmer temperatures have caused polar bears and grizzly bears to cross paths, creating hybrid offspring.

The smartest money in the room is turning bearish

Hedge funds are becoming risk averse.