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Brown bear shot dead in Japan for straying into residential area, attacking four people

A brown bear was shot dead in northern Japan after tearing through a residential area on Friday and injuring four people, public broadcaster NHK said. The bear was first sighted on a road which is due to host the Olympic Marathon and Olympic Race Walking events at this summer’s Tokyo Games in the city of […]

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UK zookeepers shoot dead two brown bears for escaping enclosure and attacking boar

Zookeepers shot dead two brown bears that escaped their enclosure and attacked a boar at a zoo in Bedfordshire, England. The female bears, named Snow White and Sleeping Beauty, had wandered into the neighboring wild boar enclosure Friday after a tree fell and formed a bridge for them at the Zoological Society of London’s Whipsnade […]

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Republican candidate brings 1,100 pounds Kodiak bear to his political rally

Republican candidates vying to replace the governor of California in an upcoming vote caused a stir by bringing a bear to his political rally. John Cox is campaigning on the theme of “beauty and the beast”, the “beauty” being current Democratic Governor Gavin Newsom, known for his primped appearance in the state that is home […]

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Liechtenstein prince accused of shooting European Union’s largest bear

Environmental campaigners suspect a Liechtenstein prince shot dead probably the biggest bear alive in the EU on a hunting expedition in Romania in March. They say Prince Emanuel von und zu Liechtenstein had been granted a permit to shoot a female bear that had caused damage to some farms. But it was not a female […]

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Bear and her two cubs euthanized after woman gets mauled to death in Colorado

A 39-year-old Colorado woman has died in an apparent black bear attack while out walking her dogs. The woman’s boyfriend found her body on Friday night near the town of Durango, about 350 miles southwest of Denver, Colorado Parks and Wildlife said in a statement. The man told police he arrived home around 8:30pm and […]

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‘Something bit my butt’: Woman attacked by bear while using toilet

A woman using the toilet was attacked by a suspected black bear in Alaska. Shannon Stevens sustained a puncture wound while using a remote outhouse toilet at Chilkat Lake last weekend. After hearing her scream, Ms Stevens’ brother went to see what had caused the injury, only to find a bear’s head in the hole […]

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Chinese government recommends bear bile as cure for coronavirus

The Chinese government has alarmed wildlife conservationists by suggesting that bile extracted from bears could be a possible treatment for novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The government has put out a list of medicines to treat COVID-19 that include both western and traditional Chinese medicine. The list has been compiled and published by China’s National Health […]

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Security personnel disguise themselves as bears to chase away monkeys

Two Indo Tibetan Border Police personnel disguised themselves as bears and were seen in video chasing away monkeys off their camp in Uttarakhand’s Mirthi, news agency ANI reported. The monkeys disappeared into the nearby woods as soon as they saw the Indo-Tibetan Border Police personnel in disguise. #WATCH: 2 Indo-Tibetan Border Police personnel at ITBP […]