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THE BEAR TRUTH is all things bears and other predators. It is your opportunity to: 

  1. Post bear stories and images.
  2. Share studies and information about bears. 
  3. Provide information and locations on recent bear sightings of concern or confrontations. 
  4. Share links for all of the above. 


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European Bears Similar Predation
Nov 16, 2022, 2:29 p.m.
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Grizzly bears 'regular residents' of Manitoba after sightings jump
Oct 25, 2022, 1:10 p.m.
Mother grizzly spotted with cubs, but breeding population not yet confirmed.
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House Mauling
Oct 24, 2022, 4:40 p.m.
It was late and I was just getting ready for bed. Suddenly there was a loud noise. It sounded like the roof was falling in.
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THE BEAR TRUTH a news article by Stan Walchuk Jr.
Oct 10, 2022, 1:19 p.m.
Canadian author/adventurer/educator Stan Walchuk Jr. is on a mission he calls ‘The Bear Truth’. He has just released ‘HORRIBILIS’, a gritty novel that entwines aging game warden Tom Beck
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Saved by Three Trees
Oct 5, 2022, 4:52 p.m.
My friend Igor and I were hunting south of Anaheim, BC, just off the Kappan Mountain Road. We were on a bush trail with our quads and headed toward Telegraph Creek (not the one on the Stikine River).
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Bears and Pancakes
Sep 26, 2022, 4:55 p.m.
I have a few bear stories to tell, and plan to post one a month for a while. The first one takes place in the NWT, Mackenzie Mountains, the remote upper Keele River country.
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Alberta government reviewing threatened status of grizzly bears
Apr 7, 2021, 4:30 p.m.
BOW VALLEY – The Alberta government plans to review the status of grizzly bears based on an increase in population of the threatened species.
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Hinton News Release
Jan 3, 2021, 4:29 p.m.
fRI Alberta Research Grizzly Bear Program has found a population increase in one large area of Alberta, and completed the first ever grizzly bear count in another.
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CBC News - DNA samples put population south of Highway 3 at a minimum of 122 grizzlies:
Aug 12, 2013, 4:27 p.m.
The province's grizzly bear monitoring project has shown there are more bears in southwestern Alberta than previously thought.
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