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What does a naked bear look like?

Bear naked 

In case you haven't heard enough about bears this week...A furless bear in a German zoo has scientist baffled and children terrified everywhere.

Tall  tale  

Countless stories about this monstrous bear have been circulating around the internet for the last 8 years. Here's the true story with some (slightly graphic) pictures.

The hockey team

You have to see it to belive it. This is a real, 100% undoctored video of bears playing ice hockey.

Bears in space 

Water bears can survive completely unprotected in space. Okay, they're not actually bears but this was too cool to not post.

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