North American Bear Center

(credit: North American Bear Center)

Jewel The Bear Gives Birth To 2 Cubs Before The Internet

Jewel, a 3-year-old black bear in northern Minnesota, gave birth to at least two cubs before an online, worldwide audience this weekend, according to the Wildlife Research Institute.

01/22/2012

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Bear Expert Says Hope’s Death Is Blow To Research

A biologist says the death of a black bear is a blow to his research and to the northern Minnesota bear center that streamed her birth live on the Internet two years ago.

09/29/2011

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Wildlife Center: Hunter Says ‘I Shot Hope’

A hunter has come forward and admitted to shooting Hope the bear, according to the Wildlife Research Institute.

09/27/2011

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Hunter May Have Shot Hope The Bear

Researchers fear a hunter may have killed a black bear named Hope who became famous when her birth in northeastern Minnesota was broadcast live to a worldwide audience over the Internet.

09/26/2011

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Researchers Devastated After Hope The Bear Disappears

There’s concern that Hope, one of the world’s most famous black bears, may be dead in northern Minnesota.

09/24/2011

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The Legal Bounty Put On Radio-Collared Bears

She just might be the most popular bear in the world and she lives in northern Minnesota. Lily became famous last year when she gave birth to a cub live on a webcam. But despite her popularity, and the fact that she’s a research bear, Lily isn’t protected by the state.

05/16/2011

Hope and Lily from the North American Bear Center (credit: CBS)

Bear Researcher: DNR Rule Endangering Collared Bears

The Department of Natural Resources decided Monday that radio-collared bears will continue to be fair game to hunters this fall. Now, a Minnesota bear researcher says the DNR is exposing his life’s work to unnecessary risk.

03/01/2011

Hope and Lily from the North American Bear Center (credit: CBS)

Famous NE Minn. Black Bear Lily Delivers Twin Cubs

Internet sensation Lily the black bear has again given birth in her northeastern Minnesota den — this time to twin cubs.

01/21/2011

Hope and Lily from the North American Bear Center (credit: CBS)

Watch Lily The Bear In Hibernation With Hope

A live Internet camera is again focused on Lily the black bear hibernating for the winter near Ely with her cub Hope snuggled in next to her.

01/04/2011

Hope and Lily from the North American Bear Center (credit: CBS)

Bear Center Draws Big Donations On “Give To Max Day”

Results are in from “Give to the Max Day,” Tuesday’s statewide charity call. The results were a pleasant surprise for a bear research facility in Ely.

11/18/2010

Reasearch Bear Apparently Killed by Hunter

Bear was collared and being tracked by North American Bear Center in Ely

09/08/2010

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