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Review: New on DVD for August 12 Special

This week’s releases include a number of Disney classics new to Blu-ray; an unrelenting journey into the dark mind of a cop; Britain’s favourite car guys; a creepy horror collector’s edition; and vintage comedy by a famous trio.

Conservation measures need to save black bears

Biologists have recommended that coordinated conservation management is needed to maintain healthy populations of black bears in the Central Interior Highlands of the U.S.

Studying how bears resist diabetes holds clues for humans

Seattle - Bears do not seem to develop diabetes. A new study suggests that a genetic switch in hibernating bears keeps the animals from becoming insulin-resistant.

Culprits in rash of NH car break-ins identified: the bears did it

Over the past few weeks more than a dozen cars in the resort town of North Conway, NH, have been broken into. In some cases upholstery was ripped and windows broken, but nothing of value was taken.

Europe and the mystery of the 'flying' bears

A genetic study of brown bears in Bulgarian mountain regions provided evidence for the existence of individuals of Carpathian origin. It seems that they were flown into the region by the former rule of Romania, Ceausescu, for sport.

Bears part ways with record returner Hester

Devin Hester, who holds the NFL record with 18 career touchdowns on kickoff and punt returns, said on Thursday he has been informed he will not be re-signed by the Chicago Bears.

Alberta bears hit the big time, globally, after video goes viral

Edmonton - Videos go viral for many reasons but footage of grizzly bears in Alberta became an unlikely global sensation, after Glenn Naylor, 58, an Alberta Parks officer, uploaded 'What goes on when you are not around'.

Koala bears have two sets of vocal chords

Researchers have discovered a second set of vocal cords in koalas. These extra vocal cords allow males to hit tones 20 times lower than would be expected from an animal its size.

Forest cam shows amusing footage of bear back-scratching event

Have you ever wondered how bears spend their time in the woods when no one is watching? It looks like bears can be somewhat hedonic as seen in the video below as a group enjoys a back-scratching party.

Op-Ed: Photo Essay — Honoring the Calgary Zoo post flood 2013

Calgary - This Photo Essay honors the Calgary Zoo animals that were traumatized during the devastating flood in Calgary, Alberta, June 2013. A revisit to the zoo on June 22 was postponed due to massive flooding of the Bow and Elbow rivers from torrential rainfall.

Black bear wanders into Tennessee zoo

Knoxville - Late Monday night, a concerned citizen phoned the Knoxville Zoo and a local ranger to alert them that a black bear was seen roaming in a neighborhood park. The bear was spotted by the ranger climbing a fence into the zoo a short time later.

'Bearjacked': Watch a bear break into a pickup truck (Video)

People usually have to worry about other humans breaking into vehicles, but one neighborhood is on the watch for a bear hitting up cars and trucks.

Watch Markel Brown score game-winner for Oklahoma St. vs. Baylor

Oklahoma State guard Markel Brown scored a last-minute lay-up to give his NCAA Big 12 team the overtime win against the Baylor Bears. The game-winner came moments after Oklahoma's Michael Cobbins blocked the Baylor dunk attempt.

Bear helps itself to some chocolate in Colorado store

Estes Park - An Estes Park, CO chocolate factory got an odd visitor last week as video surveillance footage showed that a bear had broken in and sampled the wares.

Bear attack in Japan, two women killed

Three women were attacked and two were killed by bears in a park in Japan. The bears were held captive in the park but broke free and attacked the women, who were park employees.

TopFinds: The First Lady's fitness push, China's suicidal bears

Michelle Obama continues to promote her Let's Move fitness campaign across the U.S. New England fans are arrested after their Super Bowl loss. Why are bears committing suicide in China? These are the top stories on DigitalJournal.com

Ohio authorities search for escaped exotic animals

Zanesville - Schools have been closed and residents urged to stay indoors in one Ohio community after dozens of exotic animals were released from an animal preserve by their owner, who later allegedly committed suicide.

Video: Bear cub wanders into Alaska grocery store produce aisle

Ketchikan - Shoppers in a grocery store in Alaska were in for a shock when a young black bear cub walked through the automatic doors into the store, then climbed onto the produce display looking for a way to escape the excitement.

NFL: Lions start 5-0 as they beat the Bears 24-13 on Monday Night

Detroit - The Lions have been the laughing stock of the NFL previously, but this season is beginning to change as they are rolling right now. The last time the Lions started 5-0 was 1956 and, they did not make the playoffs but this year may be different.

TopFinds: Cheney's Canadian crisis, postal offices begin closing

Postal offices across the U.S. are beginning to shut their doors. A Canadian politician wants to bar former U.S. VP Dick Cheney from entering Canada. A video of wrestling cub bears goes viral. These are the top stories making headlines around the world.

Video: Hungry black bear raids Whistler pizza shop

A hungry black bear made his way into a pizza shop in Whistler, BC, and helped himself to food from the restaurant's pizza warmer, while surprised diners videotaped the shocking incident.

Video: Wrestling bear cubs stop traffic at Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park - A video of a pair of adorable bear cubs who delighted visitors at Yosemite National Park, where they were filmed wrestling in the middle of the road, has gone viral receiving hundreds of thousands of views in just a few days.

NFL: Packers move to 3-0 with win over Bears 27-17

Chicago - Jay Cutler has been complaining about the hits he has been taken this season, but the Green Bay Packers was the team that knocked him out the playoff game last year. Not only did they knock Cutler out the game, but the Chicago Bears out the playoffs.

NFL: Giants thrash the Bears in a 41-13 victory

East Rutherford - The New York Giants have had their struggles, but tonight they looked like a completely different team. The Bears on the other hand was supposed to rounding the corner to get back to their Super Bowl days, but seemed to miss the turn.

NFL:Offense wins games, but Packers defense wins NFC Championship

Chicago - After a game where former Cal Berkley quarterback Aaron Rodgers took apart the Atlanta Falcons with his arm, the defense is what won the game this weekend for the Packers. Rodgers may have set the tone, but his defense kept it going.

NFL: Bears defense dominates to keep Super Bowl hopes alive

Chicago - The Bears could not close out the Packers in weeks 16 to keep them out of the playoffs, but will face them again next week for a trip to Super Bowl XLV.

Death at Bears game ruled an accident

Chicago - A man fell while attending a Bears game at Soldier Field this Sunday and died. However, today officials released a statement to the media that it was an accident.

Russian bears snacking in graveyards

Bears in one area of northern Russia have started digging up and eating human corpses, and locals believe it is due to a shortage of their traditional food near the Arctic Circle.

Ohio bear attacks, kills caretaker

On an makeshift wild animal preserve, a young 24-year-old man working for a notorious owner loses his life to a wild bear while attempting to feed it.

Bears found guarding marijuana crops in BC

When police went to a property to search for marijuana crops they found something they weren’t expecting: about a dozen black bears wandering around the area.
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The author's wife, Alejandra, feeds a Bengal Tiger as the zoo keeper watches.
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Bears defensive specialist Julius Peppers (right) running to tackle Green Bay QB Aaron Rodgers
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