The scientists estimated that polar bears and the Alexander Archipelago brown bear
population split somewhere around 150,000 years ago.
A major Irish brown bear
ancestor "was a complete shock," says study coauthor and geneticist Ceiridwen Edwards, now at the University of Oxford in England.
Romania is home to about half of Europe's brown bear
Yoghi, a 19-year-old female European brown bear
, was rescued from a circus in Italy and brought to Colwyn Bay seven years ago.
There was a rumour that a brown bear
had tunnelled its way out of the zoo into the cavern system to have cubs.
GERMAN authorities are blaming the World Cup for their failure to capture a dangerous brown bear
that has been ravaging wild animals in Bavaria.
The scariest was Bart, the 1,000-pound Alaskan brown bear
who mistakes Green for a lost cub.
Lethal encounter: In early October, Timothy Treadmill and girlfriend Amie Huguenard, both of Malibu, California, were videotaping bears in the Katmai National Park and Preserve on the Alaska Peninsula when a large brown bear
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THE BIG BROWN BEAR
finally awoke from his nap and emerged from the thick brush with just a few minutes of daylight left.
The National Geographic Traveler contest also features a cute Alaskan brown bear
cub waving at the camera.
The Romanian Carpathians are the home to a stable population of brown bear
(Ursus arctos), which represents around 35% of the total number of brown bears
Bulgaria has decided to scrap its 3% minimum hunting quota for brown bears
and impose a ban on brown bear
hunting, according to a draft bill.
If the climate warms again, the polar bear gene pool could revert back to brown bear
The five-part series is hosted by Saba Douglas-Hamilton, Jonathan Scott and Jeff Turner, who introduce us to black bears Jeannie and Katie, and brown bear
Blondie and her cubs.