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  • Why Black Bears Are Returning to Texas

    11/05/2020 10:13:25 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 16 replies
    Texas Monthly ^ | ISAAC ENGELBERG
    Contrary to what a viral video suggests, it’s unrelated to the pandemic.There was recently a video circulating on Twitter that can only be described as shockingly cute. Made viral by the Austin-based science communicator Joe Hanson, the clip shows two black bear cubs wrestling on the patio of the Chisos Mountains Lodge at Big Bend National Park, teetering like toddlers covered in fur. The camera pans to reveal their mother, staring into the distance with what looks like an apathetic glare. And as if that wasn’t enough, the camera captures a third cub sitting in a bucket. It’s the exact...
  • Nothing Like A Bear Hug

    10/30/2020 8:58:37 PM PDT · by OneVike · 25 replies
    The Way OneVike Sees It ^ | Norbert Rosing
    Just a few images to lighten things up In this series of photos, you will see a polar bear come upon some sled dogs tethered to a stake. Oh boy, Normally you would think that a dog tethered to a stake would be lunch for a polar bear, but these pictures tell a completely different story. Nothing like playing with a new found friend From what I can see, the polar bear just wanted to play and get a little brotherly love. The professional photographer who took these photos said the bear came back every night that week to play...
  • Retired Football Player Jay Cutler Endorses Trump for President

    10/29/2020 1:45:04 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 21 replies
    New York Post ^ | October 29, 2020 | Francesca Bacardi
    Jay Cutler is endorsing President Donald Trump. The former Chicago Bears player, 37, reposted golfer Jack Nicklaus’s letter in support of Trump that described how “disappointed” he had become at the criticism the current president has faced and captioned it, “Never a doubt.” “He has delivered on his promises. He’s worked for the average person,” Nicklaus wrote in his letter. “In my opinion, he has been more diverse than any President I have seen and has tried to help people from all walks of life—equally.”
  • Gale Sayers, Chicago Bears legend and Hall of Famer, is dead at age 77

    09/23/2020 7:25:34 AM PDT · by Diana in Wisconsin · 41 replies
    MSN Sports ^ | September 23, 2020 | Eric Edholm
    Gale Sayers, one of the most electric NFL players of the 1960s and early 1970s, has died. He was 77 years old. The Pro Football Hall of Famer was a brilliant running back and returner who spent only seven years in the league, all with the Chicago Bears, from 1965 to 1971. “The NFL family lost a true friend today with the passing of Gale Sayers,” NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said in a statement. “Gale was one of the finest men in NFL history and one of the game's most exciting players. Gale was an electrifying and elusive runner who...
  • Gale Sayers has passed away

    #Bears Hall of Fame running back Gale Sayers, one of the most exciting players to ever play the game, has passed away. He was 77.
  • Bears show their support Trump

    08/03/2020 9:28:59 PM PDT · by algore · 48 replies
    Trump campaign stickers are turning up on wild black bear tracking collars, leading a liberal group to offer a $5,000 reward for information. Putting Trump stickers on a wild animal is cruel and inhuman. It's just not OK.
  • Mike Ditka don’t care, he tells Anthem-hating Athletes to GET OUT

    07/26/2020 9:54:42 AM PDT · by Drastic · 55 replies
    Trending Views ^ | 7-26-2020 | Frank Bojazi
    Former NFL coach Mike Ditka had a lot to say about the NFL players who plan to take a knee during the national anthem. He simply doesn’t care for it and he suggests anyone who’s taking a knee for the national anthem may as well get out of the country. But don’t listen to me. Take it from the man himself as quoted by TMZ: “If you can’t respect our national anthem, get the hell out of the country. That’s the way I feel. Of course, I’m old fashioned, so I’m only going to say what I feel. You don’t...
  • Firefighters Help Stranded Bear Cub in South Lake Tahoe

    05/16/2020 8:57:09 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 6 replies
    ABC30 ^ | Friday, May 15, 2020
    A crew of firefighters and one determined mama bear helped rescue a cub who was trapped on a dock railing in South Lake Tahoe. A crew of firefighters and one determined mama bear helped rescue a cub who was trapped on a dock railing in South Lake Tahoe. Officials say the mom is known in the area as Black Betty and took her cubs out for a swim when one of them was unable to make it into the water. Video from earlier this month shows the cub clinging to the rail as its mom looks on from below. Fire...
  • Bear Biologist Makes Hyperbolic Claim about Bear Mauling and Lightning Strikes

    05/15/2020 5:57:16 AM PDT · by marktwain · 27 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | 13 May, 2020 | Dean Weingarten
    In a March 15, 2020 article about a bear encounter by Caroline Wellbery, a bear biologist makes a hyperbolic claim. It is not unusual for people to make hyperbolic claims about bears, which are not founded in facts or data. It is irresponsible for experts in the field to do so. From the washingtonpost.com: There is a bigger chance of getting hit twice by lightning, Craighead says, than being mauled by a bear. As with any statistical assessment, it depends on a number of assumptions. If you are talking about the United States as a whole, Craighead's claim is...
  • Report: Bears not expected to pick up QB Trubisky's 5th-year option

    04/25/2020 4:36:36 PM PDT · by C19fan · 12 replies
    Sportsnaut ^ | April 25, 2020 | Jesse Reed
    The Chicago Bears traded up for Mitchell Trubisky just a few years ago, but the franchise has since realized he may not be the long-term answer. That became crystal clear once Chicago traded for Nick Foles this offseason. Now comes further proof, as ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports the belief around the league is the Bears won’t pick up Trubisky’s fifth-year option. Schefter notes there has been no official word from the Bears and that Chicago has until May 4 to make the decision. If the Bears do decide to pick up the fifth-year option on Trubisky, it would cost over...
  • Disaster: Trump's Been Binge-Watching Netflix And He Just Bought 17 Tigers

    04/04/2020 12:20:02 AM PDT · by Norski · 24 replies
    The Babylon Bee ^ | April 2, 2020 | Staff
    WASHINGTON, D.C.—As if Americans haven’t had enough bad news, there are now reports of a huge disaster in the making. Apparently President Donald Trump has started watching the documentary Tiger King on Netflix and has purchased seventeen tigers, which are currently roaming the White House. “This is worse than when he watched that Michael Bay Ninja Turtles movie and ordered nunchucks from Amazon,” said one White House staffer who wished to remain anonymous. The tigers are now all over the White House, destroying priceless furniture and art. Even the Secret Service is too intimidated to confront them. Trump, though, seems...
  • Man Finds Box of Adorable Baby Bears Outside Home

    02/06/2020 5:54:28 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 25 replies
    WISN ^ | Feb 6, 2020
    It was a bear-y baffling discovery in front of a North Carolina home. Cornelius Williams returned home from the grocery store Tuesday night and heard a squeaky noise coming from a cardboard box left in his walkway, WTKR-TV reported. It was dark outside, so Williams called authorities for help. A deputy approached the box, peered inside and to his surprise — he found two newborn bear cubs. Bears are no stranger to Camden County, Sheriff Kevin Jones said. But, he said finding cubs in a box was “a little strange.” Williams wasn’t sure why he was left to bear with...
  • Walmart admits Florida store misused $20,000 of a $80,000 Christmas gift by Chicago Bears linebacker Khalil Mack that was donated to pay off 350 layaway accounts in his hometown

    01/14/2020 10:44:48 AM PST · by RummyChick · 24 replies
    DM ^ | 1/14/2020 | WRIGHT
    Walmart has shared that managers misused $20,000 of a Christmas donation from a foundation associated with Chicago Bears linebacker Khalil Mack. Mack's foundation made the $80,000 donation last month to a location in Fort Pierce, Florida, where the star athlete was born and raised. The donation went towards 350 layaway accounts that totaled $60,000. The remaining funds reportedly went to employees in a decision made by the store's management.
  • Learning from the bears

    12/31/2019 9:29:56 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 36 replies
    phys.org ^ | 12/30/2019
    Grizzly bears spend many months in hibernation, but their muscles do not suffer from the lack of movement. The bear's metabolism and heart rate drop rapidly. It excretes neither urine nor feces. The amount of nitrogen in the blood increases drastically and the bear becomes resistant to the hormone insulin. A person could hardly survive this four-month phase in a healthy state. Afterwards, he or she would most likely have to cope with thromboses or psychological changes. Above all, the muscles would suffer from this prolonged period of disuse. The scientists from Berlin, Greifswald and the United States were particularly...
  • Brutal mass brawl breaks out in Soldier Field concourse as Bears and Cowboys fans trade blows after Chicago win

    12/06/2019 10:49:02 AM PST · by C19fan · 47 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | December 6, 2019 | Jack Newman
    This is the shocking moment Dallas Cowboys and Chicago Bears fans started a violent brawl after Thursday’s game. Footage shows two groups of fans pummeling each other along the Solider Field concourse level in Chicago. Fans adorned in both Bears and Cowboys jersey can be seen engaged in the multi-person bust-up which saw some being hit while down on the ground.
  • Russian village is under siege from FIFTY-SIX hungry polar bears

    12/06/2019 9:58:05 AM PST · by C19fan · 75 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | December 6, 2019 | Will Stewart
    A Russian village is under siege from at least 56 ravenous polar bears that have gathered on the outskirts of the remote outpost. Remarkable images and footage show how Ryrkaypiy is now in virtual lockdown over the worrying predator invasion. All public events have been cancelled and children were given extra protection as they travel to and from kindergarten and school. Special bear patrols are trying to stop the 'hungry' bears entering residential areas. So far the invasion is on the outskirts of the village - which has a population of 766 - in Russia's easternmost Chuktoka region, where the...
  • Taking on the bear issue [ Colorado ]

    11/11/2019 5:30:42 AM PST · by george76 · 54 replies
    Delta County Independent ^ | Nov 8, 2019 | Gary Hubbell
    Colorado has a bear problem. Pure and simple, we have too many bears.. When I was a kid growing up .. my brother and I spent a lot of time in the woods. We were hiking, backpacking, exploring, hunting and climbing around all the time in the high country. Never once did we see a bear. I clearly recall the first time I ever saw a bear in the woods, and I was 31 years old, in 1993. Not too long after that, I took over the outfitting permits in Marble, Colorado, and I remember one day when I saw...
  • Mysterious Arctic skull raises questions about what animals once roamed North

    05/30/2006 11:20:11 PM PDT · by Marius3188 · 26 replies · 1,587+ views
    CNews ^ | 30 May 2006 | JOHN THOMPSON
    IQALUIT, Nunavut (CP) - A mysterious skull discovered on the edge of the Arctic Circle has sparked interest in what creatures roamed Baffin Island in the distant past, and what life a warming climate may support in the future. Andrew Dialla, a resident of Pangnirtung, Nunavut, says he found the skull protruding from the frozen tundra during a walk near the shore with his daughter about a month ago. The horned skull is about the size of a man's fist. It resembles a baby caribou skull, except at that age, a caribou wouldn't have antlers, researchers and elders have pointed...
  • Discovery Channel Pits 'Man vs. Bear' in New Competition Series

    10/31/2019 10:33:12 AM PDT · by C19fan · 15 replies
    The Hollywood Reporter ^ | October 31, 2019 | Kimberly Nordyke
    Humans are taking on grizzly bears in a new Discovery Channel show. The network has greenlit Man vs. Bear, a new competition series in which "humans will be entering the bear's territory and take them on in a competition like never attempted." Each week three grizzlies — Bart, Honey Bump and Tank — will take on three new human competitors (male and female) at their Utah sanctuary to test the limits of strength, speed and stamina. All of the challenges — from a game of "tug of war" to using brute force to roll giant logs — will be based...
  • Pistols & Bear Spray Stop Two Bear Attacks on Archery Hunters in Montana

    10/03/2019 5:34:43 AM PDT · by marktwain · 51 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 29 September, 2019 | Dean Weingarten
    Arizona -(Ammoland.com)- Two pairs of archery hunters were attacked by a grizzly bear or bears in Montana, in the Gravelly Mountains. The attacks occurred within 11 hours and one mile from each other.  Because of the proximity, it is suspected the same bear was involved in both attacks.The attacks are remarkably similar with an interesting difference. In one, the hunters used bear spray. In the other, they used 9 mm handguns.  From mt.gov: The first attack happened about 7:30 a.m. when two archery hunters from New Mexico were following elk tracks south of Cottonwood Creek, west of Black Butte....