Romania: brown bears

We have seen bears before.  On Vancouver Island we saw black bears on at least two occasions but I never took the opportunity to photograph them.  If you want to see great pictures of black bears then visit Tofino Photography.  In Romania they have European Brown Bears and, this time, I did get pictures.  Our guide and a local ranger took us to a hide on the side of a steep hill that overlooked an area some 300 metres below.  We saw at least four different adult bears – some gingery brown, some much darker.

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Ursus arctos – Carpathian foothills

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Wade and Rock are a UK based couple who love good food and wildlife and love travelling to find it. Wade does most, but not all, of the writing and the photography. Rock shares the eating experience and tells Wade when planned posts fall short on sense or style or taste. In the opinion of Wade (and many of our friends) she is also a fabulous baker. WadeandRockandFood mainly consists of reviews of restaurants and pubs we have recently visited. WadeandRockandWildlife and WadeandRockandPlaces are mostly photoblogs.

3 thoughts on “Romania: brown bears”

    1. They were European brown bears (Ursus arctos) – we saw them from a hide perched on a steep hillside. Didn’t quite give me the opportunity to get some of the great shots that you feature so regularly.

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      1. As you know,I approach my furry friends from the water in my boat.Bears have never been attacked by anything from the water through out their evolution! This & the fact most of them know me,allow me to get close shots.
        thank you again!

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