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May and June: Increase in bears in D.C. area

Beware of the bears: It's that time of year when more bears roam closer to humans.

Monday - 06/02/2014, 02:51pm EDT

Tags: bear, black bear, Kristi King

Va. wildlife center delays more bear cub releases

The Wildlife Center of Virginia is delaying the release of more orphaned bear cubs after one wandered into a campground.

Monday - 02/03/2014, 03:21am EST

Tags: Wildlife Center of Virginia,

Bear kills in Va. leave 20 cubs in foster care

It's been a bad year for bears in Virginia, as a poor acorn crop has sent them in search for food and often in the path of cars and trucks.

Saturday - 11/09/2013, 12:05pm EST


Summertime bears: Don't be scared, be cautious

Bears are opportunistic. They do wander into residential areas searching for food. Here's advice for how to deal with a bear encounter.

Thursday - 06/20/2013, 12:54pm EDT

Tags: Andrew Mollenbeck, Harry Spiker, Maryland Department of Natural Resources

Bears spotted in Prince William County

Bears are animals you would want to see at the zoo - not in your backyard, but several of them have been seen in Prince William County recently

Sunday - 06/24/2012, 10:09am EDT

Tags: Prince William County police, Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, Animal Control