Bear Falls Through Skylight Into Party, Then Eats All The Cupcakes

A 180-pound black bear crashed through an Alaska couple's skylight while they were getting ready to celebrate their child's birthday. The unexpected visitor proceeded to feast on the cupcakes after the panicked parents fled the room. » 6/26/14 6:40am 6/26/14 6:40am

Gorgeous Photos Show Bears and Wolves Feasting Together on a Dead Whale

When a dead whale washes ashore, it's a meaty bounty for whatever carnivores happen to find it. Researchers were surprised to find brown bears and wolves, two predators that don't usually get along, sharing a whale carcass for more than four months. And they have the photos to prove it. » 5/18/14 12:30pm 5/18/14 12:30pm

Here is a live video stream of brown bears catching salmon. You're…

You hear that? That's the sound of your afternoon plans evaporating. Alaska's Katmai National Park has teamed up with explore.org to bring you live, high-definition footage of brown bears hunting for salmon at sites throughout the park, and it's probably the coolest thing you'll see today. » 7/25/12 4:20pm 7/25/12 4:20pm

Analysis of polar bear DNA shows they’re an ancient species with a…

A scan of polar bear DNA has shown that polar bears came into existence far earlier than previously assumed. Working with fossils alone, scientists had thought that polar bears, after intermingling with brown bears, made their first snowy white appearance anywhere between 60,000 to 600,000 years ago. But a genetic… » 7/24/12 1:20pm 7/24/12 1:20pm