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Heeding the Sign (Part One)

In June 2006 I was asked to help find a dead tiger.

At the time, I knew almost nothing about those beasts. All of my prior research had been focused on birds—mostly songbirds—and I was frankly a little cowed by tigers. 736 more words


Swedish Badass Ralph Persson Scares Off Charging Bear

Turns out the bear is just a big chicken.

A Swedish man who was outside training his beagle managed to scare off a charging Scandinavian brown bear using nothing more than an intimidating roar — and the short encounter was caught on video by both himself and his wife, Lena. 142 more words


WATCH: Swedish man scares off charging bear with a roar

Swedish hunter Ralph Persson doesn’t believe in taking the passive approach when it comes to encounters with bears.

“To lie down and play dead? I do not believe in that,” he told a…

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"Spring Grizzly on the Teklanika River"

Grizzly Bear (Ursus arctos horribilis)
Denali National Park, Alaska
Canon 7D
Canon 100-400mm lens @ 400mm
1/1250 sec @ f5.6
iso 200
© Teklanika Photography 2015


Smarter Than Your Average Bear

So I know that lately I’ve been posting about how unmanly I am. I can’t build this, I can’t fix that. Well listen, I’m not writing this blog to make myself look like a superhero… I’m here to tell the truth about how things are. 320 more words