Drop the Bears: Australia’s hidden illegal bear trade

While Australia has no native bears, the sad reality is that bear parts are being illegally imported into Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand at an alarming rate. Illegal wildlife trade includes millions of plants and animals imported for a wide range of purposes, such as traditional medicine, luxury ornaments, hunting trophies, pets and fashion.    … Continue reading Drop the Bears: Australia’s hidden illegal bear trade

Your Fat Bear Week 2021 Champion is here: Meet Otis

With a belly full of salmon and a body full of fat, Otis the bear claims the title of the fattest bear in Katmai National Park and Preserve, US. Fat Bear Week 2021 celebrates the hefty Ursidae who gorge themselves on salmon before hunkering down for winter hibernation. Meaty and undefeated, bodacious Otis beat 11 … Continue reading Your Fat Bear Week 2021 Champion is here: Meet Otis

Fat Bear Week is here and it’s full of chunky Ursidae

On the northern Alaskan Peninsula, thousands of brown bears have busily spent the last few weeks gorging themselves on salmon to fatten up and survive the winter. Unbeknown to them, the entire world is watching with a burning question – who will be crowned the Fat Bear Week Champion 2021? Over the next seven days, … Continue reading Fat Bear Week is here and it’s full of chunky Ursidae