- Wildlife officials urge caution after bear sightings Updated: May-06-15 6:41 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Wildlife officials are warning people east of Salt Lake City to be careful after a black bear was spotted near Jeremy Ranch.
- Bear killed after chasing runners didn't have rabies Updated: May-06-15 4:52 pm
GRANBY, Connecticut - A bear euthanized by Connecticut officials after it chased two runners at a game refuge has tested negative for rabies.
- State to reintroduce grizzly bear license plate Updated: May-06-15 12:46 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - Alaskans will soon be able to outfit their vehicles with retro license plates that feature a rearing grizzly bear.
- Black bears removed from Anchorage neighborhood move to Hope Updated: May-06-15 7:04 am
ANCORAGE, Alaska - A family of black bears that used to frequent an Anchorage neighborhood and were relocated last week have found their way back to civilization, this time in a small town on Turnagain Arm.
- Bear spray available for rent, purchase at Yellowstone Updated: May-05-15 10:13 am
BILLINGS, Montana - Bear Aware is making its pepper power spray available for purchase or rent at Yellowstone National Park starting May 23.
- Large black bear killed in north Florida crash Updated: May-05-15 6:05 am
HAWTHORNE, Florida - A large black bear is being blamed for a two-vehicle crash that seriously injured one person.
- Applications for bear, elk hunting licenses now available Updated: May-05-15 4:05 am
LANSING, Michigan - If you're interested in hunting bear or elk in Michigan, now is the time to sign up.
- 1 injured, large bear killed after north Florida car crash Updated: May-05-15 3:04 am
HAWTHORNE, Florida - One person was seriously injured and a large black bear was killed after a car in north Florida struck the animal and then collided with another vehicle.
- Biologists capture all 5 bears out of Anchorage neighborhood Updated: Apr-30-15 3:28 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Biologists have captured the last of five black bears that were frequenting an Anchorage neighborhood.
- Agents try to trap bear seen in Washington highway median Updated: Apr-29-15 9:55 pm
STANWOOD, Washington - Wildlife agents are trying to trap a black bear seen wandering a wooded median on Interstate 5 near Stanwood.
- Orphaned polar bear to move from New York to St. Louis Zoo Updated: Apr-28-15 3:23 pm
ST. LOUIS - A polar bear who gained international fame when orphaned two years ago is coming to the St. Louis Zoo.
- Active grizzlies result in closure of Heart Mountain Updated: Apr-28-15 1:40 pm
CODY, Wyoming - A land preserve north of Cody has been closed after officials noticed increased grizzly bear activity.
- National Zoo completes 2 artificial inseminations of panda Updated: Apr-27-15 11:11 am
WASHINGTON - Scientists at the National Zoo have artificially inseminated female giant panda Mei Xiang (may-SHONG) in an attempt to breed her with a panda in China.
- Officials: Injured Massachusetts horses attacked by bear Updated: Apr-27-15 2:10 am
EAST BROOKFIELD, Massachusetts - Two Worcester County Appaloosa horses are on the mend after suffering injuries in an apparent bear attack.
- 7-foot bear breaks out of Ellijay garage Updated: Apr-25-15 10:20 am
ELLIJAY, Georgia - A 7-foot bear that accidentally got stuck in a North Georgia garage clawed its way out a window as a resident watched.
- Bear, mountain lion sightings close down Huachuca Canyon Updated: Apr-25-15 6:13 am
HUACHUCA CANYON, Arizona - Huachuca Canyon north of Sierra Vista has been closed indefinitely because of wild animal sightings in the area.
- Bears: Remote area of Wash. national park closed to camping Updated: Apr-24-15 11:41 pm
PORT ANGELES, Washington - Olympic National Park says it has closed a remote area to camping after recent visitor reports of black bears approaching hikers and eating human food.
- Game and Fish to hold defense-against-carnivores workshop Updated: Apr-24-15 7:04 am
PINEDALE, Wyoming - The Wyoming Game and Fish Department will hold a workshop in Pinedale on how to avoid bad encounters with bears and other large carnivores.
- Wildlife officials: New Hampshire has too many black bears Updated: Apr-23-15 5:41 am
CONCORD, New Hampshire - New Hampshire officials say the state has too many black bears and is mulling its options on how to curb the population.
- Wildlife agents kill bear at base where man was attacked Updated: Apr-22-15 2:43 am
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Washington - Washington state wildlife agents have shot and killed a black bear at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, a sprawling military base near Tacoma, Washington. Agents say they think it's the same bear that attacked a civilian base employee last week.
- 'Tiger Man' fights for return of seized animals to sanctuary Updated: Apr-22-15 2:19 am
STONY RIDGE, Ohio - The maze of steel cages where bears and black leopards roamed for more than three decades are quiet now. The growls and roars of tigers and lions no longer echo across Kenny Hetrick's backyard and into his neighbor's windows.
- San Francisco bans performances by exotic animals Updated: Apr-21-15 7:15 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - San Francisco supervisors on Tuesday approved a prohibition on performances using wild animals, joining dozens of other places that frown upon the display of bears and big cats, elephants and monkeys for human entertainment.
- National Zoo plans to breed pandas living in US, China Updated: Apr-21-15 12:35 pm
WASHINGTON - Scientists at the National Zoo have traveled around the world to prepare for this year's giant panda breeding season.
- Eastern Idaho grizzlies on move, hibernation finished Updated: Apr-19-15 2:25 pm
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho - The Idaho Department of Fish and Game says grizzly bears are on the move, signaling the end of hibernation.
- Intervention by Alaska governor spares lives of bears Updated: Apr-18-15 11:14 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The lives of a black bear and four cubs that have been feasting on garbage in an Anchorage neighborhood will be spared after the governor on Saturday asked the state's fish and game commissioner whether they could be moved rather than shot.