Bears!

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Bears! The number one threat facing America today! Created by Satan, they are officially on notice.

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We’re all gonna DIE!

Update: We DID see a bear in the wild driving down the Farmington River branch in Peoples State Forest in the early summer of 2008. Yay!

Better Update! I saw a bear in the woods while hiking! (# 5, below) – and I’ve seen more since then.

1. Northwest Park Nature Museum, Windsor

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Hoang looking scared with black bear up on perch

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2. The Stone Museum, Barkhamsted

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Me and Damian enjoying the comfort of a “bear hug”

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3. Connecticut Museum of Natural History, Storrs

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Bear about to swipe Ed Hill

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4. Beardsley Zoo, Bridgeport

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Our first live bear, living in a cage. Sort of sad. (Perhaps the only non black bear alive in the state.

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5. McLean Game Refuge, Simsbury

Yes folks, I came across two bears in the woods in northern Simsbury along the Eddy Loop Trail in the McLean Game Refuge!

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Awesome!

You can read more about the experience here.

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6. Lutz Children’s Museum, Manchester

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Damian’s fear is palpable, at the mercy of this Grizzly.

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7. Sessions Woods Education Center, Burlington

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Damian’s looks up warily at two bears on high.

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8. Youth Museum at Hungerford Park, Kensington

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Damian gives a bear a kiss

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9. White Memorial Nature Museum, Litchfield

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Damian mocks two young bears

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10. Wickham Park Nature Center Museum, Manchester

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More wary of the skunk than the bear.

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11. Action Wildlife Museum, Goshen

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Feeding Damian to yet another Grizzly

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12. Eleanor Buck Nature Center, Wethersfield

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This Grizzly(?) cub about to eat my child.

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13. Audubon Center of Fairfield, Fairfield

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Disembodied bear heads will still eat you: Fact

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Comments

  1. bill says

    what, no shots of Dakota’s in avon?! surely their sunday brunch must count as a monument to gluttony. and they have a great big bear.

  2. Black Bear says

    You leave me alone, and I’ll leave you alone, honest….PS it’s almost hibernation time, ho hum, see you in the spring.

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