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Cave bear sightings!

Cave bears inhabited Europe and central Asia until about 12,000 years ago. An ice age bear was found still frozen. According to National Geographic, grizzly bears were once thought to be North American versions of brow bears, but grizzlies’ DNA has some cave bear in it.

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Cave bears!

Cave bears inhabited Europe and central Asia until about 12,000 years ago. They were bigger than the common brown bear. Imagine spelunking back then?

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Unbearable

My niece introduced me to the first photo–taken this weekend. This bear is in Fern Creek a suburb about 10 miles south of Louisville. There are other recent bear reports around Louisville and on the Indiana side of the Ohio River.

Bernheim Forest, a 15,000 acre park 25 miles south of Louisville, may have a resident bear population. Second photo.

 

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the unbearable truth

In response to bear sightings in the Louisville area–they are real. Hoosiers, your state, too. Do bears swim the Ohio River? The last time I visited the Red River Gorge, they had bear-proofed the area.

14248717 – black bear (ursus americanus) with its cubs in a forest, jasper national park, alberta, canada

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