Black Bears News
250 years after Washington drained it, feds soak a swamp
The federal government is trying to undo damage from two centuries of logging at the Great Dismal Swamp
Professional runner outruns 2 black bears in Maine
A professional marathon runner claims he was forced to put his training to the test against two of nature's top predators. Moninda Marube was about six miles into his morning run in Auburn, Maine, on Wednesday when two black bears emerged from the woods, he said. According to The Sun Journal, a
12-year-old rescues family from bear attack
Elliot Clark fired a shotgun at a bear that attacked his uncle and grandfather while the family was on a fishing trip near Juneau, Alaska.
Woman encounters bear in her garage
Denielle Backstrom was followed into the garage of her Colorado home by a 400-pound black bear that later climbed onto her car.
Man survives brown bear attack in Alaska
James Fredrick, 33, was saved by a quick-thinking friend after he was pulled off his bike by a mother grizzly bear at a U.S. military facility in Anchorage.
Alaska man survives brown bear attack thanks to quick-thinking friend
An Alaska man said he survived being pulled off of his bike and attacked by a large brown bear thanks to his quick-thinking friend. Alex Ippoliti said he and his friend, James Fredrick, were riding along a gravel road on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, a U.S. military facility in Anchorage,
When Intervening With Nature Causes More Harm Than Good
ABC's Serena Marshall learns about the importance of refraining from touching wildlife.
Woman Who Survived 1st Known Bear Attack in Maryland Thought She Was 'Gonna Die,' 911 Call Reveals
A 63-year-old Maryland woman who survived a bear attack thought she was "gonna die," according to newly released audio of the 911 call she made. "He’s broken my arms and my legs," Katherine Osborne can be heard saying on the call obtained by ABC News today. "I can’t move, and I’m bleeding and I’m
Black Bear Caught Cooling Off in Kiddie Pool in a Minnesota Family's Backyard
It looks like this bear just couldn't *bear* the heat! This black bear was caught cooling off in a kiddie pool filled with water in the backyard of a home in Duluth, Minnesota, this past Monday. David Zbaracki, 33, told ABC News today he snapped this photo from behind his kitchen window after the
Cat and Bear Form an Unlikely Friendship, and Attraction, at California Zoo
A feral cat and a black bear at a zoo in California have formed an unlikely and adorable bond. The two furry black mammals have become inseparable at the Folsom City Zoo Sanctuary after the cat moved in. Zookeepers even nicknamed the cat "Little Bear," because of how she trails behind the 550-pound