Ohio zoo staff cares for newborn polar bear; 2nd cub died
THREE RIVERS, Calif. — Tourists and animal lovers hoping to see a bear in Sequoia National Park this fall probably stand a better chance of spotting one in this tiny town at the park's entrance.
KALISPELL, Mont.— Montana wildlife officials have suspended their efforts to trap a black bear that attacked an 85-year-old Kalispell-area woman, causing fatal injuries.
INDIANAPOLIS — A black bear that roamed to Indiana from southwestern Michigan this summer and eventually returned home is back in the Hoosier State, raiding bird feeders and trash cans as it fattens up for winter hibernation, a wildlife biologist said Friday.
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Four bears were seized Wednesday from an Ohio property, the second time in three days that the state took animals from owners as it cracks down on owners who haven't complied with tightened requirements for owning dangerous wild creatures.
GREAT FALLS, Mont. — A bow hunter in Teton County is recovering after he survived a grizzly bear mauling by remembering a tip from his grandmother and shoving his arm down the animal's throat.
FARGO, N.D. — Scientists from the American Museum of Natural History who have spent five decades studying ecology in the polar bear capital of Canada had help this past summer from an unmanned aircraft team from the University of North Dakota.
FRANKENLUST TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Like your typical great-grandmother, Karen Kuch enjoys doing crossword puzzles, reading books and baking.
CLARE, Mich. — A hunter who said he was attacked by a black bear in Michigan's Clare County has scratches on a forearm but no serious injuries and believes the animal was just being nosy.
MISSOULA, Mont. — Some grizzly and black bears are in lower elevation areas in northwest Montana in search of food that will carry them through the winter, state wildlife managers say.
TOLEDO, Ohio — A northwest Ohio zoo will take the two cubs of a grizzly bear that killed a hiker in Yellowstone National Park and was euthanized.
MADISON, Wis. — Lions and tigers and bears — maybe in Oz, but not in Wisconsin if one Republican legislator gets his way.
INDIANAPOLIS — A wild black bear that's been roaming far northern Indiana for nearly two months has returned to the state after a short trip home to Michigan, and wildlife officials are waiting for it with live traps baited with delicacies.
APPLE VALLEY, Minn. — The Minnesota Zoo's grizzly bear exhibit has reopened after one of the bears shattered a glass enclosure pane.
MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. — The state Department of Natural Resources has set a trap to try to catch a black bear spotted roaming in northern Indiana — the first wild black bear confirmed in that state since the 1870s.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Attaching a radio collar to a bear so it can be remotely tracked requires a permit because it amounts to possession under Minnesota's fish and game laws, the state Court of Appeals ruled Monday.
JACKSON, Wyo. — Grizzly bear trapping at Grand Teton National Park will continue through July 12 and officials are asking visitors to stay alert.
APPLE VALLEY, Minn. — A grizzly bear exhibit at the Minnesota Zoo is temporarily closed after one of the bears picked up a basketball-sized rock and shattered a barrier.
SARASOTA, Fla. — Florida wildlife officials have approved a new bear hunting season in the state.
WEIR, Kan. — Kansas park officials say a black bear has been seen recently in southeast Kansas.