|What is your personal carrying capacity for grief, rage, despair? We are living in a period of mass extinction. The numbers stand at 200 species a day. That's 73,000 a year. This culture is oblivious to their passing, feels entitled to their every last niche, and there is no roll call on the nightly news.|
|~Lierre Keith ~|
Their occasionally clumsy appearance is deeply deceptive. Bears can outrun and outclimb humans, and are strong swimmers. There are instances, fortunately very rare, of black bears attacking and even killing people.