A Nunavut man died this week while protecting his children from a rare polar bear attack. RCMP say Aaron Gibbons, 31, was on an island about 10 kilometres from the hamlet of Arviat, along the west coast of Hudson Bay, on Tuesday afternoon when the bear attacked….more: .winnipegfreepress
Adult black bear sighting on Prospect in Bear Hole near Four Corners. Photo courtesy of Susan Muncy. This bear had a red ear tag, which can bee seen in the closer photo. The Environmental Committee conferenced with the Deputy Commissioner of MA Fish & Wildlife and she explained the following:
MA does not use red tags. Red tagged bear are usually from NY or CT. So this bear has traveled!
MA uses two colors to tag bear. Yellow and blue. Yellow is a safety relocation because for example, the bear meandered into downtown W Spfld, had to be tranquilized and relocated.
Blue are research bear. As of September 2016, 18 bear had blue tags in MA, of which also have radio tracking collars. All other blue tagged bears have no collar. Cubs are never radio collared…more:.facebook.com/wsenvironmentalcommittee
“There is not an animal (that lives) on the earth, nor a being that flies on its wings, but (forms part of) communities like you. Nothing have we omitted from the Book, and they (all) shall be gathered to their Lord in the end.” (Qur’an,The Cattles Verse-38)
Candy-craving baby bear breaks into Colorado chocolates shop Jo Adams got quite the surprise one morning when she opened her store, the Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory in Estes Park, Colo., to find that something was amiss. Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com