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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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Wildlife Photographer Thomas D Mangelsen Unveils His Legacy Reserve Collection

  As A Capstone To His Heralded Career, Renowned American Photographer Thomas D. Mangelsen Unveils His “Legacy Reserve Collection”   “By purchasing one of these special fine art photographs, collectors get a rare invitation to go wildlife watching with Mangelsen … Continue reading

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World’s Largest Bathtub Made from a Tree – Beautiful or Destructive

  Can a Tree Become a Bathtub?   “Timber Neutral Makes World’s Largest Wooden Tub!” or, as one viewer observed, is it “a badly photoshopped image of a girl in a cereal bowl?” Here’s my thoughts on seeing the girl … Continue reading

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You Can Go To Front Lines Of War On African Poachers

  Now You Can Go To Front Lines Of War On African Poachers!     “Over and Above Africa Brings Global Supporters to the Front Lines of the Fight to End Poaching of Endangered Animals” The War against international organized … 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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Howling with Wolves at the International Wolf Center

  Howling with Wolves at the International Wolf Center     INTRODUCTION BY BRIAN ALAN BURHOE: Here, along the forested rocky coast of Atlantic Canada, we howl with coyotes. They yip, hoot and kind-of bark.  But not a real a-whooooo … Continue reading

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Muinej The Bear’s Cub – A Mi’kmaq Bear Story Retold

  A First Nations Mi’kmaq Bear Story Retold     THE BOY WHO WAS RAISED BY BEARS!  A NATIVE CANADIAN MI’KMAQ STORY RETOLD & FREE TO READ… Introduction by Brian Alan Burhoe. Bears have long appeared in folktales and animal … Continue reading

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The Ant and the Wise Ol’ Bear: A Civilized Bears Cub Tale

  The Ant and the Wise Ol’ Bear   A Civilized Bears Cub Tale     You ask, little cub, about what lies beyond this world.  Let me tell you a story… An Ant was climbing up the rough bark … Continue reading

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Famous Bears in Fact & Fiction – From Gentle Ben to Brutus Bear

  Famous Bears in Fact & Fiction     “GRIZZLY BEARS ARE THE TRUE MONARCHS OF THE WILDERNESS.” Jane Goodall Quote As I said in my posting “Bears in Literature” — bears have appeared in our folk tales since we … Continue reading

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The Polar Bear: From Nanook of the North to Knut the Baby Polar Bear

  Of Polar Bears. As the Water Rises, Their Prospects Fall.   You may have heard of Senator Nicole Eaton’s recent suggestion to re-designate Canada’s National Animal from the industrious Beaver to the mighty Polar Bear.  It’s a cultural change with … Continue reading

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