Black Bears http://kunc.org en Black Bear Roams In D.C., Days After Red Panda's Jaunt http://kunc.org/post/black-bear-roams-dc-days-after-red-pandas-jaunt <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pJV1G_kx6K4</p> Wed, 26 Jun 2013 18:42:00 +0000 Bill Chappell 46344 at http://kunc.org Black Bear Roams In D.C., Days After Red Panda's Jaunt Maine College Students Take On A Bear Of A Study http://kunc.org/post/maine-college-students-take-bear-study Transcript <p>LINDA WERTHEIMER, HOST: <p>In Maine, the state's effort to keep tabs on its black bear population is getting some help from a group of college kids. The program has undergraduate students capturing bears, running tests on them, and attaching tracking devices before releasing them back into the wild.<p>Maine Public Radio's Jay Field went along on a recent expedition into the woods.<p>JAY FIELD, BYLINE: The Unity College black bear study team begins its day at headquarters, a classroom inside the school's science building. Fri, 14 Jun 2013 09:22:00 +0000 45791 at http://kunc.org VIDEO: Look Inside A Grizzly Bear's Mouth http://kunc.org/post/video-look-inside-grizzly-bears-mouth <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uvzQCipwr6Q</p> Mon, 20 May 2013 15:56:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 44556 at http://kunc.org VIDEO: Look Inside A Grizzly Bear's Mouth 6 Ways To Bear-Proof Your Home http://kunc.org/post/6-ways-bear-proof-your-home <p>With bears emerging from hibernation, keeping them away from human food will keep both them and you safe. Sat, 27 Apr 2013 17:14:39 +0000 Jackie Fortier 43512 at http://kunc.org 6 Ways To Bear-Proof Your Home Coyotes In The City: Could Urban Bears Be Next? http://kunc.org/post/coyotes-city-could-urban-bears-be-next Meet the new urbanites: They have long, furry muzzles, piercing, yellow eyes and are very, very wily.<p>They're coyotes.<p>Until recently, scientists who study wildlife thought coyotes couldn't live in heavily populated areas. Wild carnivorous animals and humans don't typically mix.<p>But, as we've <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/krulwich/2010/12/08/131876027/60-wild-coyotes-patrol-chicago-and-occasionally-stop-at-convenience-stores">previously reported</a>, those scientists were proven wrong. There have been coyote sightings in dozens of U.S. Fri, 05 Oct 2012 13:33:00 +0000 David Schultz 34672 at http://kunc.org Coyotes In The City: Could Urban Bears Be Next?