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Kinds of Bears You Are Likely To Spot In National Parks

Kinds of Bears You Are Likely To Spot In National Parks

Seeing a bear so close in a national park is one of the exciting things as a visitor to a national park. Some people are amazed while others get nervous. However, an undeniable fact is that people never forget the experience of observing and knowing more about bears. Make it an objective to see the fantastic Yellowstone Bears in Idaho’s number one wildlife attraction. You will also get to spot other wildlife such as rocky mountain goats and moose. Very few people can...

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Brown Bears Vs. Grizzly Bears

Brown Bears Vs. Grizzly Bears

You visit Yellowstone National Park and take pictures of Yellowstone Bears. As you riffle through your album, you realize that you don’t know whether the bears in your pictures are brown bears or grizzlies. What is the difference? In this post, we explore the much-debated topic: brown bears vs. grizzly bears.   The Umbrella Species The name brown bear is commonly used worldwide to refer to the species Ursus arctos, one of the eight bear species that exist today....

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What Do Black Bears Eat?

What Do Black Bears Eat?

The American black bear is the smallest and most common bear in North America. Despite their name, black bears can be brown, blue-black, blue-gray, cinnamon, or even white. They are also exemplary tree climbers and can be found in the forest. Some, however, live in swamps or on mountains. In this article, we explore a common question: What do black bears eat? If you are traveling through North America, plan to visit Yellowstone Bear World and get to experience...

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When Are Bears Most Active?

When Are Bears Most Active?

We all love to cuddle with toy bears from the safety of our living rooms. However, out in the world, it is a different concern. Bear sighting is an impressive experience, but one that requires you to have a plan if you hope to catch a sight of them – not to mention do it safely. Here is our recap on when bears are most  Is Bear sighting common? Not common as such, but you do have a practical chance to see a bear. There were over 40,000 bear sightings from 1980 to...

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What is a bear’s habitat?

What is a bear’s habitat?

Bears prefer various habitats depending on their location and species. Yellowstone bears often prefer different habitats, although both species sometimes overlap. Black bears from North America are mostly wild creatures, preferring big woody areas with various nut- and fruit-producing species and small gateways that stimulate the fruiting of different shrub species. Wetlands and lowlands are crucial sources of succulent vegetation. Pools and streams are required for...

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How Many Bears are Left in the World?

When was the last time you saw a real bear? On the television or the park? In case you have not noticed, their numbers are reducing by the day. Blame it on human activities such as deforestation and encroachment in the forests, and all their species are facing threats to their populations. Still, there is no reason for an alarm. Yellowstone bear world will let you discover the few existing bears you have always wanted to see. Here are some cool facts about bears that...

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Yellowstone Camping: What You Need to Know

Yellowstone Camping: What You Need to Know

Setting up a camp in Yellowstone is a budget friendly alternative to hotel accommodation, and also a thrilling experience. Camping is an excellent way to unwind, take in the park’s natural surroundings. And, even enjoy subtle pleasures such as eating meals around a campfire. If you are planning to visit Yellowstone soon, read on for more information on Yellowstone camping. Campgrounds in Yellowstone Yellowstone National Park has a total of twelve campgrounds with at...

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Interesting Facts About Yellowstone Super Volcano

Interesting Facts About Yellowstone Super Volcano

The Yellowstone super volcano is located in Yellowstone National Park. Also known as a caldera, the super volcano is situated in the northwestern part of Wyoming. However, it also extends into the eastern part of Idaho. The Yellowstone caldera was discovered by Bob Christiansen from the US Geological Survey via geological field work in the 1960s and 1970s.  The smoldering Yellowstone super volcano is an underground heat engine that fuels the steaming geysers, bubbling...

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What Is a Group of Bears Called?

A Sleuth of Bears A group of bears is called a sleuth or a sloth. In the same way that the word “long” becomes “length” or the word “moon” becomes month, the old-fashioned –th added to an adjective form a noun. Sloth or sleuth originates from the adjective slow, and although bears are not particularly known for being the slowest animals, it could have originated from their habit of hibernation or from their habit of appearing like they are constantly in...

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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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