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In pictures: The Spirit Bear, the rare 'blonde' black bear of Canada's western coast

"Spirit Bear" "Blonde Black Bear" "Kermode Bear": Mother and baby were caught by a camera hidden by a blind


.~Black panthers are powerful, intelligent, and exotic animals. The black panther’s habitats include the rainforest, marshland, woodlands, swamps, savannahs, & even mountains and deserts. They are also able to live in human-populated areas more effectively than any other big cats if they have to. (Big Cats)


The sun bear is a bear found in tropical forest habitats of Southeast Asia. It is classified as Vulnerable by IUCN as the large-scale deforestation that has occurred throughout Southeast Asia


When Zoo Sauvage's twelve year old mama Black Bear emerged from the den after hibernation this spring, she brought a surprise… or four. Bear cub quadruplets are rare and usually reflect a healthy mother who is larger than your average bear - this she-bear fits the bill. Zoo Sauvage de St-Félicien's Black Bears live in an open 824 acre habitat called Nature Trail Park.

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North American Bear Center

Ely, MN - North American Bear Center. A nonprofit educational Science and Adventure Center with indoor and outdoor viewing of live black bears in natural habitat with a pond and waterfalls. The 2 ½ acre enclosure is home to three resident bears, Ted, Honey, and Lucky. With over 50 video exhibits of wild Minnesota Bears, a wide variety of daily programs, and a hands-on children’s area, people of all ages learn bear behavior from the bears themselves.


Using their incredible sense of smell to track their prey, adult polar bears (Ursus maritimus) spend most of their lives alone, wandering over the vast tracts of frozen ice in search of blubber-rich prey such as seals, walruses and even whales. They are also remarkably good swimmers and have been spotted over 60 miles from shore.