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Brown Bears

Although bears were long feared as dangerous and therefore nearly hunted to extinction, bears are quite peace-loving creatures. In the wild, these solitary omnivores spend up to 16 hours a day looking for food and roaming through fixed territories.

10 Facts about Brown Bears

Intriguing facts about Europe's largest predator

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Brown Bear: Way of Life & Offspring

A year in the life of a brown bear in the wild – from mating to winter sleep

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Brown Bear: Food & Feeding Behaviour

Facts about the bear's diet and and foraging behaviour that might surprise you

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Brown Bear: Torpor or Hibernation?

How bears doze through the cold season – eating nothing for up to three months

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