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Just like actual real-life bears, these Bear Movies will keep you at the edge of your seat.

Bears : bear moviesA bear would rather hunt and eat other wild animals than attack humans. Nevertheless, Hollywood keeps portraying them as senseless killers. They have created several flicks of grizzlies mauling and tearing flesh, and the audience loved it.

But in many real-life cultures, bears are seen as symbols of strength and courage.

Even the Teddy bear, a chance creation by an American candy shop owner, finds itself in the arms of many, as a consolation when in solitude.

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Local authorities in parts of the USA resort to bear feeding to stop the hungry animals from destroying economic trees.

Post Hibernation Black Bears Suffer To Find Food Naturally: Bear Feeding

Post Hibernation Black Bears Struggle To Find Food Naturally.

In spring every year, Black Bears emerge from their long winter hibernation hungry and with one thing uppermost in their minds; food.

Unfortunately, the surrounding vegetation is typically also recovering from the winter cold so there’s not much food to eat. But one of the few trees that offers a viable food source are young conifers.

As these plants approach their annual budding period, there’s a high concentration of sapwood moving through the trees, just beneath the bark. Conifer sapwood is rich in carbohydrates, tasty and becomes the next best food source available. Somehow, the bears have figured this

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Yosemite Bears are becoming smarter due to the past mistakes of humans in the park.

American Black bear in Yosemite National Park: Yosemite Bears

An American Black Bear, Yosemite National Park, USA.

Since Yosemite National Park first opened in 1890, people have been fascinated with the Black Bears that roam the land scavenging for food.

At first, the bears could easily find food in the trash cans and dumpsters the park used. In 1923, the park officials realized people were highly interested in observing these bears and they began intentionally leaving trash in certain areas of the park.

Once these “feeding areas” opened, people felt more comfortable with trying to feed the bears themselves. No one realized the problem this would cause.

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