Category Archives: Bearkind

All about bears – in Literature and in the Wild.

Teddy Bears, Grizzly Bears & The National Wildlife Refuge System

  Of Teddy Bears, Grizzly Bears & The National Wildlife Refuge System – A Celebration – Or a Rant?     It’s been 114 years since President Teddy Roosevelt created the National Wildlife Refuge System, the heroic beginning of the idea … Continue reading

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Listen To The Young Voices on World Wildlife Day

  It’s World Wildlife Day and the IFAW Urges Us To “Listen to the Young Voices!”     This is true: those of us who love animals and care for them have been doing so since childhood. It does seem … Continue reading

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Capturing Russian Beluga Whales – Born To Be Free

“BORN TO BE FREE: Shocking New Film Reveals Reality of Cruel Trade in Russian Beluga Whales!”     Have you ever looked a wild whale in the eye? Come to Nova Scotia. Where the most awe-filling wildlife adventure is Whale … Continue reading

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National Wildlife Refuge Rescues Lions, Tigers & Bears from Zoo

Colorado Sanctuary — Nation’s Oldest Wildlife Refuge — Rescues Lions, Tigers & Bears from Abandoned Argentinian Zoo     “Don’t fence me in!” Sad, isn’t it?  You’re a grown-up bear, lovin’ the scents of open grass on the free breezes … Continue reading

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World Wildlife Conservation Day – It Began With Teddy Roosevelt

  World Wildlife Conservation Day — It Began With Teddy Roosevelt!     “Here is your country! Cherish these natural wonders, cherish the natural resources, cherish the history and romance as a sacred heritage, for your children and your children’s … Continue reading

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Canada’s National Bird: Grey Jay, Whiskey Jack – Loon?

  Canada’s National Bird: Grey Jay, Whiskey Jack – Loon?   You’ve probably read the reports: “When news broke that Canadian Geographic had picked the diminutive Grey Jay, also called the Whisky Jack, as its nomination for Canada’s official National … Continue reading

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Bob Dylan Winner of Nobel Prize in Literature

  Bob Dylan Winner of Nobel Prize in Literature     Yes, it’s true.  For my generation — us Boomers — most of our great writers are our Singer-Songwriters.  They sang our lives. So I cheered at the Announcement. Nobel … Continue reading

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Nell Shipman Nude Scene

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  Nell Shipman Nude Scene — Complete Moving Picture World & Vancouver World Ads   WARNING: This page contains images of nudity.  Some modern viewers may be amused, bemused or even tickled pink.       Early in the silent movie … Continue reading

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Teddy Roosevelt Called it Climate Change in 1908

  “THE CLIMATE HAS CHANGED AND IS STILL CHANGING.” President Theodore Roosevelt, 1908       Teddy Roosevelt Called it Climate Change in 1908   As a Canadian, I’ve never had much to do with party politics. OK, I’ve posted … Continue reading

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Marlice van Vuuren – Cheetah Rescuer

  Marlice van Vuuren – Cheetah Rescuer   “I knew that my husband-to-be was the right one for me when I introduced him to the baboons on the farm.  Their reaction toward him was friendly and that’s when I knew … Continue reading

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