Organization of the Day: Bear Research and Conservation Nepal

 Asiatic Black Bears are considered ‘vulnerable’ by the IUCN, and are suffering a rapid decline largely due to habitat loss, illegal trade in bile and paws, and conflict with humans.  These bears are known to invade and consume farmers’ crops, Continue Reading

Tattoo of the Day

Tattoo by Carlos Rojas.

Video of the Day: No More Dancing Bears!


Tattoo of the Day

Tattoo by Halo Jankowski.

IUCN Species of the Day: Asiatic Black Bear

  Photo credit: Jagdeep Rajput   The Asiatic Black Bear, (‘Moon Bear’), Ursus thibetanus, is listed as ‘VULNERABLE’ on the IUCN Red List of Threatened SpeciesTM. It has a patchy range roughly coinciding with forest distribution from southeastern Iran, through Continue Reading