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awkwardsituationist:

a recently published report commissioned by rewilding europe has found that the brown bear population of europe, once on the brink of extinction, has doubled between 1970 and 2005. “conservation actually works,” said frans schepers, managing director of rewilding europe. “wildlife will fairly quickly bounce back if we allow it to. this report shows that.”

he added, “with continued and strong legal protection, an active boosting of existing wildlife populations or by reintroductions setting up new ones, and a growing wildlife based tourism combined with increased tolerance towards wildlife, more species will surely follow.”

photos by staffan widstrand (2,4,6,7) and stefano unterthiner of european brown bears

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Yeah, that last post was really gross, but here are some awesome bears doing bear things to make up for it. 

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baileygenine:

Spectacled bears are the only surviving species of bear native to South America, and the only surviving member of the subfamily Tremarctinae. Their survival has depended mostly on their ability to climb even the tallest trees of the Andes. Commonly referred to in English as the “Spectacled Bear”, a reference to the light colouring on its chest, neck and face which may resemble eyeglasses in some individuals, or the “Andean Bear” for its distribution along the Andes. The root trem- comes from a Greek word meaning “hole;” arctos is the Greek word for “bear.” Tremarctos is a reference to an unusual hole on the animal’s humerus. Ornatus, Latin for “decorated”, is a reference to the markings that give the bear its common English name.
Silly bear, take those glasses off.

baileygenine:

Spectacled bears are the only surviving species of bear native to South America, and the only surviving member of the subfamily Tremarctinae. Their survival has depended mostly on their ability to climb even the tallest trees of the Andes. Commonly referred to in English as the “Spectacled Bear”, a reference to the light colouring on its chest, neck and face which may resemble eyeglasses in some individuals, or the “Andean Bear” for its distribution along the Andes. The root trem- comes from a Greek word meaning “hole;” arctos is the Greek word for “bear.” Tremarctos is a reference to an unusual hole on the animal’s humerus. Ornatus, Latin for “decorated”, is a reference to the markings that give the bear its common English name.

Silly bear, take those glasses off.

(Source: Wikipedia, via bailey)

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bears!

marleymarley:

bears!

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