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Names for Bear: Baby Bear and Teddy Names

  Names for Bear: Baby Bear & Teddy Names     “It must be pretty scary having a bear as a pet! But! Why not? If there are any bear keepers on here, make sure you keep them well away! … 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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Dancing Bears: Inuit Polar Bear Sculptures New Trends in Art

    What is the Canadian national animal?  The Polar Bear! As I’ve previously posted, there’s a movement afoot to declare the Polar Bear as our Canadian Totem animal.  And I wholeheartedly agree with it. In reality an endangered species, … Continue reading






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How the Bear Lost its Tail & Other Bear Stories

Bears are international, even in animal stories and folk tales.  From the classic “Silver Hair and the Three Bears” (which morphed into the kinder, gentler Goldilocks story) to the realistic, often tragic, animal fiction of Sir Charles G D Roberts, … Continue reading






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The Great Puppet Bears: Fozzie, Bobo & Ojo Bear

Fictional bear characters dominate out culture.  From our own personal teddy bear to the literary greats and famous bears like Winnie the Pooh and Paddington.  Here, with her own memories, is Joan… “Bears on Strings – A Reminiscence” A Guest … Continue reading






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THE BEAR AND THE BOW: Movie Review of Pixar’s BRAVE

A CivilizedBears Movie Review   “If you had the chance to change your fate, would you?” A rugged and mythic Scotland is the setting for Pixar’s action-adventure yarn “BRAVE.” Written by Brenda Chapman and rewritten by Mark Andrews, BRAVE draws … Continue reading






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