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Low Temperatures Send Bears at Arcturus Sanctuary of Nymfaio into Hibernation

The bears in the Arcturus Sanctuary of Nymfaio, Florina, have started  hibernating because the very low temperatures and the snow alerted their biological clock. "The oldest bears first went to sleep followed by the younger ones who had come from the...

Two Bears Take a Midnight Stroll at Kastoria City Center

Two young wild bears took a stroll at Kastoria center after midnight on Monday, alarming the residents of the northern Greek city. Nikos Panagiotopoulos, member of brown bear protection group Arcturos and Environmental Protection Society of Kastoria, told AMNA news...

Nature Wins over Nurture for Brown Bears Trading Zoo Life for Arktouros Shelter

Despite spending a lifetime in captivity in Thessaloniki's zoo, the brown bears Sasha and Alexandra have managed to adapt beautifully to a life closer to their natural wild state, at the Arktouros Shelter for brown bears in Nymphaio, Florina,...

Bear Population in Greece Has Increased, Study Finds

A study conducted by ARKTOUROS, a Greek wildlife conservation organization, between 2007 and 2010 found that the number of bears in Greece has increased. "At this moment, there are 360 registered bears, which indicates a population increase, compared to the last...

ARCPIN Project Protects Bears in Grevena

In October 2013, a series of actions will start being implemented in the Municipality of Grevena, a mainly mountainous and agricultural area located within the administrative region of Western Macedonia, Greece, for two years, in the framework of the...

Bears Found Dead in Grevena

A few days ago, the environmental organization Callisto was informed by a villager of a new instance of two bears who were found dead at a short distance from the city of Grevena, on the road to the...