A conservation researcher believes that a rarely seen species of bear could account for sightings of the legendary creature.
Keen to avoid arrest, one inventive 18-year-old decided to cram his entire body inside a large stuffed toy.
There's a 500lb bear on the loose in California and it is doing more than just stealing picnic baskets.
Scientists searching for life-bearing exoplanets have identified a new class of potentially habitable world.
A man has been rescued from the Alaskan wilderness after enduring repeated attacks by a grizzly bear.
Drawn by the Maestro himself, the small sketch of a bear's head has sold for a record-breaking sum.
Archaeologists have unearthed a pottery shard that still bears the fingerprint of the person who made it.
An unexpected visitor of a furry, four-legged variety gave one family quite a surprise earlier this month.
A 3,000-year-old clay figurine found in China bears more than a passing resemblance to the pigs from Angry Birds.
A very unusual bear has been captured on film in Banff National Park in Canada's Rocky Mountains.
A new study has suggested that men's beards have a distinct practical purpose beyond simple ornamentation.
The original design for the iconic statue featured a much larger and more robust torch-bearing arm.
A man with a white beard recently robbed a bank, threw the money in the air, then shouted 'Merry Christmas'.
An investigation is currently underway in an effort to track down who is responsible for painting the animal.
A thigh bone found in a Crimean cave belonged to a huge species of bird that was as heavy as a polar bear.
A homeowner in Missoula County, Montana recently returned home to find a rather unwelcome guest.
The outline of a bear created in the snow on a canal in Montreal has left a lot of people scratching their heads.
A young boy who was found after two days alone in the wilderness maintains that he was looked after by a bear.
One family got the surprise of their lives when they discovered that their adopted 'puppy' was actually a bear.
Dylan McWilliams defied the odds after being attacked by all three animals within the space of just three years.