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Unbreakable by Bear Jaws

Published on April 18, 2012 By Micah Ness

There are many things in this world that are strong and powerful. But more specifically, there are certain animals that have an amazingly strong bite. Statistically, the Tasmanian devil has the strongest bite to size ratio. Others on the list include the Alligator, the Grey wolf, and the Hyena. Number 8 on the list is […]

Bear In The Hand, Not Worth Two In The Bush, Part 2

Published on December 17, 2010 By Micah Ness

The bear was still occupied with its meal, and allowed us a really good look at him. His coat had a dark base, but was silver tipped that seemed to shimmer and reflect the early morning rays, and was exactly the type of bear that Jim was looking for. We had to be careful as […]

Bear In The Hand, Not Worth Two In The bush, Part 1

Published on December 15, 2010 By Micah Ness

After stepping over what seemed to be the millionth alder branch, we looked up and there he was, 3 yards away, a huge ball of brown fur. Immediately we began cheering that our quest was over, but then, the ball moved, and slowly turned it’s head toward us. My first instinct was to raise my […]

In Pursuit of Giants, Part 1

Published on June 1, 2010 By Micah Ness

The feeling of finally stretching the tight muscles that had formed from four hours inside the confined space of the plane was one of mild euphoria, but it was nothing compared to the feeling of being back at the bear camp, heading out to pursue giants. And by giants I mean brown bears. There is […]

Hunting the Hunters

Published on November 2, 2009 By Micah Ness

Too much Fog, must turn around! Although those words were not spoken, you could see it on the pilot, Dave Wilder’s face, as he throttled forward and pulled left on the steering wheel of the Cessna 206, throwing us all to the mercy of pulling G’s. The bushes were so close, if the windows were […]