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What Are Bears?

/ Post by Katie Billing Most of us know of grizzly bears, pandas and polar bears, but what makes all of these animals “bears?” Bears fall in the family Ursidae, which contains 8 species in 5 genera including Ursus, Tremarctos, Melursus, Helarctos, and Ailuropoda. This family includes our beloved black bear, brown bear, polar bear,

Osa Wildlife Sanctuary in Costa Rica

These sloths are at home in Osa Wildlife Sanctuary in Costa Rica, which focuses on caring for orphaned and injured animals. Famous for their seeming laziness, these slow movers are vulnerable to deforestation, though recent developments are starting to discover previously unknown facts about sloth behavior and ways to supplement their habitat through chocolate. Costa Rica has