Bear Essays

  • The Bear

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    The Bear A parody by Fritz Karl Wilhelm Mueller The wind wailed through the towering pines of Grand National Park. The sun illuminated the landscape. Those pines were more than five hundred years old. They stood unchanging like the forest itself. The animals lived in a flawless balance with nature. No humans had ruined this pristine wilderness for some time. The trails overgrew with shrubs. Gathering, clouds brought an ominous dread to the forest. It became darker by the minute. Suddenly, lightning

  • Panda Bear and Grizzly Bear

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    There are many variant of bears in the bear’s family; starting from polar bear, grizzly bear, honey bear, black bear, panda bear, and many more. Each of them shares many similarities as well as differences. In this essay however, the writer will focused on classified the comparison and contrast between grizzly, and panda bear. From the taxonomy, the threat that both of them are facing, and also some of their behaviour, panda and grizzly share many things in common, but despite many similarities that

  • Bears

    2277 Words  | 5 Pages

    Bears “If you talk to the animals, they will talk to you, and you will know each other. If you do not talk to them, you will not know them, and what you do not know you will fear. What one fears, one destroys.” This was said by Chief Dan George and is common with many wild animals here in North America; one animal in particular, the bear. There are three different types of bears in North America: brown (or grizzly), polar, and black. The most common in the Northern Virginia area are black bears

  • Smokey the Bear

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    Smokey the Bear In 1950, a careless act turned into tragedy when a fire burned wild and swept away over 17,000 acres of forest watershed land in the Capitan Mountains, Lincoln National Forest. When the fire had died off, a badly burned cub was rescued from a charred tree. This cub, later named 'Smokey,'; was taken to the National Zoo where he lived out the rest of his life. Smokey was soon used to create an animated bear aimed at informing people of forest fires and fire prevention. The 'Smokey

  • Bears

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    Traveling in bear country can be quite thrilling. Coming face to face with a bear would be terrifying. Most bear attacks can be avoided, but there is always a chance of encountering a bear. Although nothing is one hundred percent guaranteed effective, here are a list of some tips that might prove to be useful in a bear encounter. Be Alert in Bear Country . Always have Bear Deterrent Pepper Spray in its holster ready for immediate use. Don't bury it in your pack. . Be alert where recent bear activity

  • The Polar Bear

    1075 Words  | 3 Pages

    survival with the top predator of the artic, the polar bear. Polar bears inhabit the circumpolar arctic regions. They live near their primary food source in the ice packs of the artic. The bears inhabit the circumpolar North, which would consist of Canada, Alaska, Greenland, and other regions in the artic. The temperatures range between -40°F to -50°F in the winters and summer temperatures stay around -29°F. When summer reaches the artic the polar bears are forced to travel to the remaining ice. They

  • Polar Bears: The Evolution Of The Polar Bear

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    polar bear. From its brown bear ancestry, the predator evolved to be a master of a harsh and unwelcoming ice kingdom. Intelligent, adaptable and fierce, the polar bear learned how to survive in a place that offers few comforts to any creature. But now that very environment is in flux. And so is the polar bear’s fate (Nature). Polar Bears are very different from other bears. Polar bears are very large bears compared to Black bears. Polar bears weigh anywhere between 330-1700lbs and Black bears weigh

  • The Importance Of Grizzly Bears

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    The grizzly bear, a kind of omnivorous animals who consume moose, fishes, “leaves, nuts, and seasonal fruits,” (Grizzly Bear) are “the largest of all bears in the world” (Grizzly Bear), particularly in Canada which primitively has “approximately 25,000” (Grizzly Bears) grizzly bears in British Columbia. Nonetheless, as a result of the hunting rush, the amount of grizzly bears as “majestic symbols of the wild” (Basic Facts About Grizzly Bears) plummeted by up to “15,075” (Grizzly Bears) in British

  • Pity the Bear in Judith Minty's story, Killing the Bear

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    Pity the Bear in Judith Minty's story, Killing the Bear Judith Minty's story, "Killing the Bear," is a rather chilling tale about a woman who shoots a bear to death. The story is not merely a simple account of the incident however. It is full of stories and facts about bears, which affect how the reader reacts to the story. In the beginning, the reader expects the bear to be portrayed as a cold-blooded monster who must be killed for the safety of the primary character however this expectation

  • Polar Bear

    557 Words  | 2 Pages

    SPECIES- Ursus Maritimus, Polar Bear, lord of the Arctic. Lives in an area of five million square miles of snow and ice. From Siberia to Alaska and across Canada, Greenland and the Islands north of Norway, he is the master of all living things except man. It lives in the brutal cold, ice, and snow. The temperature can plunge down frequently to -40 degrees and sometimes even lower but that does not bother the polar bear because of its color-less skin and layer of insulation fat. Its range extending

  • Polar Bears

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    Polar bears are big, white bears (sometimes darker fur) that live in very cold regions like around the artic poles. There are 21,000 to 28,000 Polar bears alive that are known. Polar bears swim in water and are carnivores, they eat fish . Polar bears feed mainly on ringed seals and bearded seals. Depending upon their location, they also eat harp and hooded seals and eat carcasses of beluga whales, walruses, narwhals, and Bowhead whales. A polar bears' stomach can hold up to 15% to 20% of its

  • Polar Bears

    728 Words  | 2 Pages

    Habitat Polar bears prefer to live in extremely cold artic climates. They live only in the Northern Hemisphere, on the arctic ice cap, and they spend most of their time on coastal areas. Polar bears are widely spread in Canada, extending from the northern arctic islands south to the Hudson Bay area. They are also found in Greenland, on islands off the shore of Norway, on the northern coast of the former Soviet Union, and on the northern and northwestern coasts of Alaska in the United States. Physical

  • The Polar Bear

    516 Words  | 2 Pages

    The Polar Bear is a huge and powerful animal, they are also the top predators in the Arctic and the world's largest land living carnivore. But sadly there is not so many of Polar Bears that live in the Arctic for it is found to be an endangered spies. Polar Bears are endangered/ threatened due to the burning fossil fuels such as coal and oil releasing high amounts of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. Carbon dioxide is a greenhouse gas that traps the sun's energy and causes the Earth’s climate to

  • Silly Old Bear

    2720 Words  | 6 Pages

    'Silly Old Bear!'; Almost every child and adult has heard this phrase before which comes from the Winne the Pooh series written by A.A. Milne. In this series of books written about Winnie the Pooh, the 'silly old bear,'; his friends, and their adventures together in the Hundred Acre Wood Forest, Milne captures the 'incomparably and enduringly, the frolic and indolence, the sweetness and foolishness, of animals which are also people(Discovering Authors).'; Many critics and people agree that Pooh is

  • Essay On Polar Bears

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    Polar bears are one of the Earth’s largest and most powerful carnivores. These bears are dependent on sea ice as their primary habitat and are thus found on the Arctic coasts of North America. The scientific term used to describe polar bears, Ursus maritimus translates to sea bear because polar bears spend most of their lives on the Arctic ice. A common misconception the public holds is that polar bears are white; their fur is actually consists of two transparent layers: hollow guard hairs and an

  • Great Bear Rainforest

    2603 Words  | 6 Pages

    Great Bear Rainforest The controversy over logging, and more specifically clearcutting, is not a new issue in America. Ever since the 1920's and 1930's, when this nation started to become conscious of conservation, citizens have weighed the consequences of logging. Critics have questioned whether the increase in jobs, tax dollars, and economic growth was worth the destruction of forest lands. Regardless of what they believe today, the logging industry had become so efficient that by the late

  • Analysis Of Touching Spirit Bear

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    After reading the story, Touching Spirit Bear, I learned that the main character, Cole Matthews, is a stubborn, ill-tempered, bully that enjoys watching others suffer and or go through pain. Infact, it is is stubborn, ill-tempered, bullying ways that lands him in his very own jail cell at the age of fifteen. “He was an innocent-looking, baby-faced fifteen-year-old from Minneapolis who had been in trouble with the law half his life.” (pg. 5 Touching Spirit Bear) This piece of information is very important

  • Bear Hunting By: Emmett Eickert

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    I have my gun pointed toward the bear. “Can you see the bear in the cross hairs? My Dad asked very quietly. “Yeah,” I told him too quiet to hear. BANG!!!!! Show me how you are shooting Ouch I thought, my ear hurts. I could see everything as it had turned gray. I could barely hear anything. The bear ran off toward the west to our marsh, ‘the swamp’. Everything then got silent. ************************************************************ Earlier that morning, we were at the Quinn motel, in Ironwood

  • Essay On Polar Bears

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    characteristics of a polar bear is its color. The fur shafts themselves are not white. The shafts actually lack pigmentation and are transparent which allows them to scatter and reflect light resulting in ideal camouflage in a world of ice and snow. * Polar bears paws are also well adapted for the environment in which they live. They can measure up to 304 mm. (12 inches) in width. These large paws allow polar bears to better distribute their weight more evenly across ice surfaces. * Polar bears do not hibernate

  • Black Bears Persuasive Essay

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    Emily Beabout Mr. Bates English 12 March 24, 2017 Bears in the Crosshairs Hunting Black Bears and Grizzlies could be affecting their population that is already low, but hunting with bait, dogs, different kind of guns and tactics, is negatively affecting how many are killed during a hunting season. The numbers are low there is a chance the bears are outnumbered by hunters and there tactics. The number of hunters privileged with a bear tag should be limited this could negatively or positively affect