Eight web cams set up in Alaska's Katmai National Park and Preserve live-stream the activities of the famed brown bears for viewers across the world who can't visit the park. AP was invited for an up close look at the popular explore.org bears.
AFP (Sep. 13, 2016) The Berlin Museum of Natural History is bringing the past to life with new virtual reality tools which bring dinosaurs to life. IMAGES AND SOUNDBITES.
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CBC (Apr. 12, 2013) A Winnipeg woman is among a number of people fighting to get a polar bear out of a South American zoo and brought to Canada, but an animal-protection activist warns the chances of the bear being ... watch video
AP (May 30, 2013) Wildlife officials have tranquilized a black bear climbing in the trees in a New Jersey suburb near Philadelphia. It's believed to be the same bear spotted in nearby towns in recent ... watch video
AP (Aug. 16, 2013) A 7-year-old boy spotted a bear taking a nap in the enclosed front porch of his family's home in Naples, Florida. The boy was home with a babysitter, but quickly texted his mother. The bear left ... watch video
AP (Sep. 22, 2013) A polar bear cub made its first public appearance at a zoo in Australia on Saturday to the delight of visitors and keepers. Nineteen-week-old Henry is the first polar bear cub to be born at Sea World ... watch video
Reuters (Sep. 17, 2013) Orphaned Russian bear cubs are returned to the wild after several months in a rehabilitation center dedicated to saving the bear population under threat. Tara Cleary ... watch video
AP (Apr. 24, 2012) An international animal advocacy group rescues orphaned Russian bear cubs and raises them to release them back into the wild. The unique IFAW program helps boost the country's brown bear population, ... watch video
Oct. 21, 2016 For the first time, scientists have revealed the mechanics of how bacteria build up slimy masses, called biofilms, cell by cell. When encased in biofilms in the human body, ... read more
Oct. 19, 2016 Until now, the reason why some people hate cheese has been a mystery, but researchers have just solved this question. To find out what happens in the brain, fifteen people ... read more
Oct. 20, 2016 Although soybeans are one of the most widely grown crops in the U.S., few soybean farmers are using organic practices. A new report details organic products and practices to combat pathogens and ... read more
June 1, 2016 Brown bears are faced with a challenge: They need to consume lots of salmon each year, but salmon only are available for a few weeks in each shallow spawning ground. Now new research shows that bears ... read more
Feb. 10, 2014 Among polar bears, only pregnant females den up for the colder months. So how do the rest survive the extreme Arctic winters? New research points to one potential answer: genetic adaptations related ... read more
May 1, 2012 In a first for technology and for bird watching, thousands of people watched live this weekend as a tiny Great Blue Heron emerged from an egg in between its father's gigantic feet. Viewers ... read more