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Black Bears!

This week on the Varmints! podcast Paul and Donna learn all about adorable, yet terrifying black bears! 

But first, the news!

Scientists Saved a Bear With Fish Skin and Stumbled on a Game-Changing Idea! Article courtesy of

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The bears recovered, were released back into the wild and are being monitored by wildlife authorities. They are doing well.

Brown bear or black bear? Article courtesy of

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Cute and Deadly.

Spirit bears prowl the Northwest. Article courtesy of

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Truth is prettier than fiction!

Check out some black bear color variations! Images courtesy of

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Q. How fast can a black bear climb a tree?

A. Way faster than you think.

Video courtesy of YouTube user kyler fletcher.

Oh. My. Gosh.

The Average Bear Is Smarter Than You Thought. Article courtesy of, picture courtesy of


Okay so that trash can design didn’t work. Back to the drawing board…

The Story of the Teddy Bear. Article courtesy of

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Introducing Mr. Ted E. Bear!

 Gentle Ben (in the Everglades) TV Show of YouTube user rhmooney3.

Yeah, let’s not do this again, m’kay?

Viewing Bears, article courtesy of

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Hey guys there is a bear right below you. Turn around!

Now you know a bit about black bears! What’s your opinion on them? We want to hear from you! Send us your suggestions for animals you’d like to hear us talk about, or just drop us a line about anything at! We might even read your fascinating email on the show.

Your feedback is always welcome!

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Music used:
“Dubakupado” “Monkeys Spinning Monkeys” “Quirky Dog” by Kevin MacLeod (
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