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How Long Do Bears Live?

Bear Species There are eight bear species in the world. Although most of them are omnivorous, their diets are mostly vegetarian. In the wild, bears can live up to 25 years of age, though older bears have been documented. Most bears however don’t reach old age because of human activity like hunting and habitat encroachment. North American Black Bear The North American Black Bear is the most common bear in North America. It’s found in a large portion of North...

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How Long Do Bears Hibernate?

How Long Do Bears Hibernate?

What is Hibernation? Hibernation is when animals (or plants) spend the winter in a dormant state. They spend several weeks or months sleeping, and this state of inactivity helps them to conserve energy. Hibernation is characterized by slow breathing, a slow heart rate, low body temperatures, and a low metabolic rate. Typically, animals hibernate to cope with months that are low in food supply. Stored body fat from earlier months gives the body all the energy it...

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Why Bears are Important to the Environment

Why Bears are Important to the Environment

What comes to mind when you think of bears? Probably mean, wild creatures that roam the forested mountains and like to sleep a lot. Did you know that these creatures are of the paramount essence to the environment? Sit tight while I shed some insights on the importance of bears. Why are Bears Important to the Environment? For years, many people have tried to understand the peculiarity of bears. For starters, they can stand on two legs, pick things with their...

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Interesting Facts About Bears You Have Probably Never Heard About

Interesting Facts About Bears You Have Probably Never Heard About

Bears may be one of the most interesting animals to mankind. They have captivated our mental faculties for years, and some people even use bears to help with overcoming mental illnesses, such as trauma or for natural therapeutic relief. This interesting fact is just a sample of many interesting things about bears that few have realized, and our team of bear experts at Yellowstone Bear World has compiled a few of them in this article. The Spirit Bear The...

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What You Should Know about the Weather in Yellowstone throughout the Year

What You Should Know about the Weather in Yellowstone throughout the Year

For those planning vacation in Yellowstone, understanding the dynamic Yellowstone weather patterns may help you plan the best time to visit and vacation at Yellowstone. Each season in the national park creates its own unique and adventurous feel, be it spring, winter, fall or summer. The ever-changing Yellowstone weather is incredible to witness, from the silver glean of newly fallen snow in the winter to the scenic fields of wildflowers in the summer. Basically, there...

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Common Questions About Yellowstone Bear World

Common Questions About Yellowstone Bear World

When you’re planning a trip to Yellowstone National Park, you probably have a lot of questions like “where to see bears in Yellowstone?” The answer to that question is easy: Yellowstone Bear World. If you want to guarantee you see bears during your visit, make Yellowstone Bear World part of your Yellowstone itinerary. Here are a few other questions Yellowstone Bear World visitors often have: How Do I Get to Yellowstone Bear World? Getting to...

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The Best Time of Year to Visit Yellowstone to See Bears

The Best Time of Year to Visit Yellowstone to See Bears

If you’re coming to see bears in Yellowstone, you’ve gotta plan for it. When you just show up and expect to see bears, your best case scenario is catching a few glimpses of the bears you came to see. Your worst case scenario is coming home with an empty camera roll, no bears to be found. You can avoid this latter scenario by planning your trip around when the bears will be active.     Take time to learn all the animals’ schedules, not just the...

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Iconic All-American Bears

Iconic All-American Bears

Bears have been one of America’s favorite animals for a long time. Perhaps this is because our country is home to a few different species of bears. Or maybe we’re fascinated by bears for the same reason we’re fascinated by sharks and lions – apex predators are undoubtedly cool and every year, lots of people come to see bears in Yellowstone. America’s love of bears has led to many different bears, some fictional and some real, ingraining themselves in our...

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A Quick Guide to the Coolest Geothermal Features in Yellowstone

A Quick Guide to the Coolest Geothermal Features in Yellowstone

When you come to Yellowstone National Park, there’s a lot to do. Yellowstone Bear World is your best bet for safely coming up close and personal with bears in Yellowstone and other wild animals. Another thing you don’t want to miss is Yellowstone’s many geothermal features. These geysers and hot springs are one of the natural wonders of North America and a key part of what makes Yellowstone so unique. Mammoth Hot Springs When you check out Mammoth Hot Springs,...

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7 Facts About Yellowstone You Probably Didn’t Know

7 Facts About Yellowstone You Probably Didn’t Know

If you’re planning a trip to Yellowstone Bear World and some of the other best Yellowstone attractions, there are some cool facts regarding the park you can learn more about before you get here. By learning about more about Yellowstone and what makes it unique, you can make your trip far more engaging and memorable. Here are a few facts you might not have known about Yellowstone: Yellowstone was the World’s First National Park Established in 1872, Yellowstone was...

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