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Cantabrian Brown Bears





All the latest news and articles on the remaining Cantabrian brown bear population of northern Spain. News is translated from the Spanish. Also included are articles on bear ecology, problems of habitat conservation and more.

Bear or Dog?

Following the recent heavy snowfalls a photo has been doing the rounds on Spanish social media and even made it to the

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Bear Tracks in the Snow

This last Tuesday, the 29th of January, Mike and Cato were skiing from the Piedraslenguas pass in Palencia province near the border with Cantabria. This is what they found.

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New Bear-Watching Holiday!

New for 2013 - a Cantabrian Brown Bear watching holiday in Somiedo, In Search of the Littlest Grizzly. Led by Teresa Farino and John Muddeman of Iberian Wildlife Tours along with wardens from the Brown Bear Foundation

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Corridors for Brown Bear Conservation

The results have been published of the LIFE+ Bear Corridors project co-ordinated by the Fundaci├│n Oso Pardo (Brown Bear Foundation).

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What to do if you meet a bear in the woods

So what should you do if you meet a bear in the woods? Well, you don't run or make loud, frightening noises. Instead, you should follow

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