Put Your Dukes Up

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Greg Morgan could bear-ly believe his luck when he spotted these two bear cubs having a harmless scrap. The two brown bear cubs locked paws and showed their teeth as they rolled around in the grass. So amateur photographer Greg spotted the young animals wrestling in Lake Clark, Alaska. The 44-year-old, from Walthamstow, north London, travelled to the US especially to photograph the creatures. He said; “Seeing the two brown bear cubs was a brilliant feeling. The bears are so interesting and they are also really cute that’s for sure. A lot of the time they aren’t doing a lot so when you get action like that it is a great feeling.”

The Story Of Timothy Treadwell #3

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So why did Tim and Amie die? Well, this incident occurred due to; “an unconventional person with unconventional behavior toward bears, camped in the middle of a very dangerous situation.” Such were the words of biologist Larry Van Daele in trying to make sense of this tragedy.

The Story Of Timothy Treadwell #2

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No one knows for sure what happened during the last eight days of Timothy Treadwell and Amie Huguenard’s lives. What follows are the facts as can be determined from evidence recovered from the scene. In Part 3 (to follow) of this series we will try to reconstruct exactly what did happen to Timothy and Amie. For now though, these are the facts…

The Story Of Timothy Treadwell #1

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Timothy Treadwell is a man who dedicated his life to Bears and educating people about the Bears who live in the Katmai National Park and Preserve on the Alaskan Peninsula. He is also the subject of the hit 2003 docudrama film; Grizzly Man. It is a film of how a man found solace from his problems amongst the endangered animals of Alaska. The film shows how for 13 summers Timothy Treadwell lived in the wilds of Alaska, where he camped among some of the largest and most numerous brown bears left in North America. Treadwell became a celebrity after his appearance in 2001 on CBS’s David Letterman Show, promoting his 1997 book “Among Grizzlies: Living With Wild Bears in Alaska”. This is his story