This grizzly bear has the time of his life rolling down a hill in Denali National Park, Alaska.
A mother bear and her five cubs are trying to beat the heat by taking a dip in a backyard pool in Rockaway Township, New Jersey.
Giant panda Jia Jia, who lives at Ocean Park in Hong Kong, turned 37 today, which means she is now the oldest panda ever living in captivity.
Photograph: Bobby Yip/Reuters
Vet Paola Martelli said Jia Jia was still “moving about” though she suffered from cataracts and high blood pressure. “She is sleeping more, so is doing everything less. But she is ageing gracefully, just like your grandma,” she said.
Sixteen orphan bear cubs learn how to become wild again at IFAW’s Orphan Bear Rescue Center in Bubonitsy, Russia. In the early stages of rehab, the bears are bottle-fed, given ample time to play, and kept in temperature-controlled environments that mimic a mother bear’s den. For more information, visit www.ifaw.org.
Bruiser the bear jumps in the pool to cool off. Great diving technique!
This moon bear is trying to get some tasty leaves, but just can’t reach them. So frustrating!
Two bears in Montville, New Jersey, are having a fight over who found the garbage first.