Bears

Animals Asia - From Farm to Freedom, Peace by Piece

Andrew Telling | Posted 15.04.2014 | UK
Andrew Telling

From May 5th, Animals Asia will convert a bear bile farm in Nanning, China, into a sanctuary following a request by the farm to rescue and care for its 130 bears. Mr Yan Shaohong, General Manager of the bear farm, has described the decision as one fuelled by the desire for the company to get out of the increasingly unpopular and ultimately unprofitable industry.

WATCH: Scottish Couple's Close Encounter With A Bear

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.01.2014 | UK Comedy

Well, we've all popped out of the house and failed to spot a grizzly that's quite literally on our doorstep, haven't we? Bless visiting Scottish co...

WATCH: He's Behiiiiind Youuuu!

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.12.2013 | UK Comedy

In which a bear sneaks up on a cat and... well, put it this way: it's all over in 20 (glorious) seconds. (Via LiveLeak)...

An Open Letter to Kate Winslet

Michael P. Clarkson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Comedy
Michael P. Clarkson

When you wrote to James Cameron every day asking to be considered for Rose, I bet you didn't imagine your own plan being used against you?

Elderly Man, 80, Fights Bear, Falls Off Cliff, Survives

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Quite possibly the manliest of all men has been discovered in Russia. An elderly shepherd kicked and headbutted a bear, which promptly tossed him o...

PIC: Baby Bear Snapped Doing Gangnam Style

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.08.2013 | UK Comedy

Yes, you might have thought 'Gangnam Style' was well and truly out of fashion among us mere humans - but it's clearly still going strong in the animal...

WATCH: This Bear Stealing A Wheelie Bin Will Make Your Day

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.08.2013 | UK Comedy

If you go down to the woods Colorado today, you're sure of a big surprise. The sight of a bear helping itself not to the food from a restaurant wheeli...

WATCH: What Bears Get Up To When We're Not Around

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.07.2013 | UK Comedy

Ever wondered what bears get up to in the woods? Apart from the obvious? Well, thanks to a hidden camera snapping photos in Kananaskis Country, Canada...

WATCH: News Reporter's Hilarious Bear Tips

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.07.2013 | UK Comedy

Ladies and gentlemen, meet our new favourite reporter: Julie Tremmel of news channel NBC 10. For Ms Tremmel went the extra mile in her segment on w...

Alaskan Salmon Run Broadcast Live Online

Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.09.2013 | UK Tech

For what was the internet invented? Was it sharing news of truly transformative video games, sycophancy or bragging about our kids? None of the abo...

Mirror, Mirror...

Barcroft Media | Sara C Nelson | Posted 19.08.2013 | UK

This young bear appears transfixed by his own reflection as he gazes into the surface of a still lake. Believed to be two or three years old, the ...

WATCH: Bear Climbs Tree To Say Hello

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.06.2013 | UK Comedy

Imagine the scene. You're high up in a tree (because you're clearly some kind of huntsman or woodsman) and the next thing you know, you spot a bear on...

Chinese Border Police Seize 213 Bear & Cub Paws Smuggled From Russia (PICTURES)

Rex Features | Sara C Nelson | Posted 17.08.2013 | UK

Chinese police have arrested two Russian men trying to smuggle 213 brown bear paws into Inner Mongolia. The bear paws were discovered hidden in th...

WATCH: Epic Sax Bear

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.05.2013 | UK Comedy

OK, so it looks like a trumpet. But it sounds like a sax. And the bear isn't really playing it. But someone took this viral video and had some fun ...

Animals Asia's Jill Robinson Talks About Bears' Astonishing Power to Forgive

Hannah Gal | Posted 16.07.2013 | UK
Hannah Gal

It was 20 years ago when Jill Robinson MBE first walked into a bear bile farm and uncovered one of Asia's darkest secrets. The young animal lover found sweet, Asiatic black bears incarcerated in tiny wire cages with rusting metal catheters implanted in their abdomens through which bile was being extracted for use in traditional medicine.

WATCH: Move Over, Sneezing Baby Panda!

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.02.2013 | UK Comedy

Wintertime sees many of us afflicted with coughs and sneezes - and it turns out the animal kingdom is not immune (in either sense) to the phenomenon, ...

WATCH: Bear Interrupts Photoshoot

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.01.2013 | UK Comedy

Is it cold right now? Do bears interrupt photoshoots in the woods? Apparently, they do. Yes, spare a thought for the poor team of people who wer...

PHOTO: Hungry Bear Summons Keeper For More Food

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.11.2012 | UK Comedy

"I say! Waiter! Excuse me! Honestly - what does a bear have to do to get some service round here?" (Sorry - we went a bit "Johnny Morris" for a moment...

WATCH: Wave Back To The Bear!

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.10.2012 | UK Comedy

Look, everyone! There's a bear over there and he's waving to us. Let's all wave back politely. No, not like that. OK, that's a bit better. L...

WATCH: Bear Vs Scary Woman

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.10.2012 | UK Comedy

Ever wondered who'd win in a stand-off between a large bear and a medium-sized woman? If this video is anything to go by, it's not necessarily who you...

Making The Party (Conference) Season Better

Jim Smallman | Posted 19.11.2012 | UK Comedy
Jim Smallman

I heard talk of the current session of parliament ending ready for party conference season, making me think back to when I worked in an office and the three weeks leading up to our Christmas shindig was a nightmare of people preparing for our get together like it was the only time they'd ever been to a party.

UnBEARably Cute: The Cub Who Came To Stay (PICTURES)

Barcroft Media | Sara C Nelson | Posted 13.09.2012 | UK

As a single mother raising two children in a woodland shack, you’d think Velga Vitola already had her hands full. But she found herself motherin...

PHOTOS: Polar Bear Turns Into John Travolta

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.09.2012 | UK Comedy

You'll never guess what wildlife photographer Steven Kazlowski stumbled across during a recent trip to the Arctic Circle. A disco-dancing polar bear c...

Bears Drink 100 Cans Of Beer After Break-in

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.08.2012 | UK Comedy

Don't you just hate it when a family of bears break into your holiday cabin and drink all your beer? Then do spare a thought for poor Norwegian Eve...

WATCH: Bear Cubs Rescued From Bin With Ladder

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.07.2012 | UK Comedy

Here's a question for you: what would you do if you spotted three bear cubs stuck in a huge rubbish bin? Would you: a) run away; b) call emergency ...