Category Archives: Bearkind

All about bears – in Literature and in the Wild.

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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Canuck Movies: Mounties, Nell Shipman & the Canadian Spirit

  Canuck Movies: Mounties, Nell Shipman & the Canadian Spirit — A Patriot’s Rant   Nell Shipman & Brownie in BACK TO GOD’S COUNTRY  “The leading man wasn’t a very good swimmer and when we got into that wild, white … 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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