Traces of Prints Long Thought to be Bears May Have Been Man-made

New research suggests that fossilized footprints found in Tanzania in the 1970s and thought to have been made by bears for decades may have been left by an unidentified early human ancestor about 3.6 million years ago. The footprints were discovered in 1976 near the site in Laetoli in northern Tanzania.Lucy“skeleton—this provided the first clear […]

It’s a Grizzly Bear Survival Program. For Grizzly Bears.

One morning in mid-July, Lana M. Ciarniello, a bear biologist in British Columbia, caught a flight from Vancouver Island, where she lives, to a wildlife sanctuary in the northwestern part of the province to meet two baby grizzlies, the newest subjects in an unusual study she is conducting. The two cubs — brothers, born this […]