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Gray foxes use black bears as personal body guards
When choosing where to hunt, gray foxes favor bear territory.
Scientists stuck grizzly bears on treadmills and confirmed they hate hills as much as we do
A new study helps explain why bear sightings are so common on hiking trails.
Identifying animals in photos is trickier than you might think
Images that supposedly showed the extinct thylacine were actually of a pademelon. But how could you even confuse the two?
A new mapping method could help humans and wildlife coexist
Wildlife corridors aren’t a new idea, but taking human resistance into account makes them much more effective.
Simple tips for getting black bears to leave you alone
The more prepared you are, the easier it’ll be to scare them off.
These survival tips might actually get you killed
Put down that cactus!
For polar bears contending with climate change, it’s ‘survival of the fattest’
How melting arctic ice has made life harder for lean polar bears.
How to survive a grizzly encounter
Whoa bear. Hey, bear. It’s OK, bear
The weirdest things we learned this week: Curing syphilis with malaria, ejecting bears from planes, and discovering new beer yeasts
Our editors scrounged up some truly bizarre facts.