Bear enters Montana home, settles in for nap in closet

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Authorities say a black bear somehow locked itself inside a Montana home and then nestled onto a closet shelf that wasn't too hard, wasn't too soft, but just right for a nap. ...

Camera captures bear's rub on tree at Russian nature reserve

MOSCOW (AP) — An Asian black bear in Russia has been captured on video enjoying a backrub against a tree — before trying to eat a surveillance camera. The video, posted recently by t...

Investment pledges by overseas Taiwan firms top NT$375 billion

Another four Taiwanese companies have gained approval to return home under a government incentive program, bringing the total investments pledged by such firms to over NT$375 billion (US$11.90 billion...

Mama bear attacks man in LA suburb after dog goes after cub

SIERRA MADRE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a mother bear slashed and bit a man in a Los Angeles suburb after the man's dog tried to attack the bear's cub and the bear went after the dog. ...

Plight of Taiwan's rare Formosan black bear covered by CNN

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The 23-year effort to document and protect the Formosan black bear by a Taiwanese conservationist was covered by CNN on Sunday (June 9). In an interview with CNN published o...

Taiwan office in Germany sends defiant message on eve of Tiananmen Square 30th anniversary

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre rapidly approaches on June 4, the Trade Office of Taiwan in Munich Germany, Taiwan's de facto embassy in Germany, o...

After long journey, bear spared by governor returns home

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A bear whose life was spared two years ago by New Hampshire's governor has returned to her home turf near Dartmouth College after traveling thousands of miles since her relocation...

Winnie the Pooh roughs up the Formosan black bear outside the WHO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A bear with a Winnie the Pooh mask is pushing a Formosan black bear away from a door marked “World Health Organization,” according to an illustration made by T...

Magnificent paddy photos depict carefree black bear endemic to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A giant pattern featuring a Formosan black bear has appeared on a rice paddy in Hualien County’s Yuli Township, as part of a campaign to celebrate the release of a y...

Taiwan Film Festival Berlin gets underway

The second Taiwan Film Festival Berlin kicked off May 5 in the German capital, spotlighting the vibrancy of the nation’s movie production sector through screenings of six innovative works. R...

Taiwan Minister of Interior apologizes for jeopardizing black bear​​'s safety

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Minister of the Interior, Hsu Kuo-yung (徐國勇), apologized in a Facebook post Thursday evening (May 2) for the Ministry's wrongdoing related to the release of a Formosan...

Taiwan to release young Formosan black bear into wild

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A young Formosan black bear will soon be released into the wild, almost a year after it was found separated from its mother near a waterfall in Hualien County, reports sai...

Photo of the Day: 'Letter' from Taiwan leopard cat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As online speculation heats up over the potential arrival of cuddly pandas from Communist China at the Kaohsiung Zoo, the Leopard Cat Association of Taiwan released a photo yes...

Bear the dog credited with helping woman survive bear attack

Family members of a Pennsylvania woman who survived being severely bitten by a black bear say she's crediting her Chihuahua mix dog named Bear with helping save her life. Hospital of...

Mountain patrols capture video of rare sighting of Formosan black bear

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Two Forestry Bureau mountain patrols captured video of a rare Formosan black bear sighting, as it crossed a river and climbed up a steep hill when they were walking along ...