Do bears know they are being hunted?

Hunting of large carnivores is known to have demographic consequences; however, the effects on carnivore behavior are less known.  A recent study in Sweden comparing the movement patterns of 78 bears before and during the annual bear hunting season shows a change in bear activity with the start of […]

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About bears in “Newsweek”

An article in Newsweek from last month presents some of the main threats for the conservation of the brown bear population in Poland. It also deals with the number of bears in Tatra and Bieszczady mountains, the connectivity between these segments, which can be blocked by the construction of the future express road S-19, […]

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IBA2012 – Nowe Delhi, Indie

The 21st International Conference on Bear Research and Management organized by the International Bear Association (IBA) took place on 26-30 November in New Delhi, India. Classical themes such as bear monitoring and population estimation, ecology, behavior and conservation or captive bears were well covered. A special session on trade in bear and bear parts […]

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