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North American Bear Center, Ely

4.7
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Must see · Science Museum · Specialty Museum
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Bears have been unfairly demonized for centuries. Exaggerated perceptions of danger historically led to eradication campaigns using bounties, poison, trapping, and shooting. All eight bear species around the world are now listed as vulnerable, threatened or endangered in all or portions of their ranges. Remote habitats that once insured isolation and protection are now being occupied by people, and the attitudes of these people will determine the future of those populations.
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  • This place is amazing! We learnt so much about these amazing animals and also got amazing views and up close during the behind the scenes tour. All very safe! A wonderful team doing great things... 
    This place is amazing! We learnt so much about these amazing animals and also got amazing views and up close during the behind the scenes tour. All very safe! A wonderful team doing great things...  more »
  • We took our daughter and two grandsons. I feel it was a little expensive but we did get to see three of the bears. The Center is very informative. There is a place were you can actually touch and... 
    We took our daughter and two grandsons. I feel it was a little expensive but we did get to see three of the bears. The Center is very informative. There is a place were you can actually touch and...  more »
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  • Loved the place. Actually learned things about bears that were very interesting. The Museum has lots of great photos and information on the bears. You get a tour outside and learn about each bear. They love showing off for the people 🐻🤗. The staff is very friendly and helpful too!
  • Very fun and informative! Staff was great! Bears were out and about and you could see them up close! Would definitely recommend this place.

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