What Is the Oldest Grizzly Bear in Yellowstone Ever Recorded?
Posted by Bear World on Oct 21, 2021 in Blog | Comments Off on What Is the Oldest Grizzly Bear in Yellowstone Ever Recorded?
In the southwest of Wyoming, scientists found one of the oldest grizzly bears ever – aged 34 years old. They easily spotted him through a distinct mark on his lip that was made by biologists back in 1989. Due to the fact that most of the animals in the Yellowstone region are completely unmarked by scientists, there is no evidence that there are other older grizzly bears than this one. In this...Read More
How Effective Is Bear Spray?
Posted by Bear World on Sep 21, 2021 in Blog | Comments Off on How Effective Is Bear Spray?
Bear spray is a deterrent used during wildlife viewing in the event a hiker encounters a charging bear. Over the years, there has been debate over whether it is the best approach to dealing with a bear or if gunfire is more effective. In this post, we look at the efficacy of bear spray in protecting you from an attack on your next visit to bear country. How Does Bear Spray Affect Bears? Bear...Read More
Remarkable Moment Captured: Brown Bear Walks Past Tourists
Posted by Bear World on Aug 23, 2021 in Blog | Comments Off on Remarkable Moment Captured: Brown Bear Walks Past Tourists
A remarkable video showcasing wildlife’s strength and power was captured by a tourist visiting Alaska some days ago. The bunch got to experience what most would consider a nightmare after coming in close contact with a brown bear that happened to be roaming in the area. The viral video shocked millions globally, with some people having encountered bears stating that even they had never been...Read More
What Does Bear Poop Look Like?
Posted by Bear World on Jul 26, 2021 in Blog | Comments Off on What Does Bear Poop Look Like?
Black bear scat normally smells like a slightly fermented version of whatever the bear ate. If its diet primarily consists of strawberries, acorns, or nuts, the smell will be relatively pleasant compared to if the bear mainly eats meat. But besides the smell, what does bear poop look like? Being able to identify bear scat can alert you to any bears in the area the next time you’re in bear...Read More
What Recent Viral Bear Videos Teach Us About Bear Safety
Posted by Bear World on Jun 21, 2021 in Blog | Comments Off on What Recent Viral Bear Videos Teach Us About Bear Safety
When you visit a national park, seeing a bear is often the goal, and spotting one can be very exciting. Such an experience, while special, can also be unpredictable because bears can be dangerous. Bears rarely attack people but when they do, they can inflict serious injury or death. It is up to you to follow the safety guidelines set by national parks to ensure your safety. The following stories...Read More