Black Bear

Animal Person

It’s the kind of place that helps you get past the human notion that we’re outside of nature—that there’s this divine, glorious thing called nature, and then there’s us, you know, way above it all and in charge. I had developed the arrogant attitude that my existential plight was unique among humans. Meanwhile, their targets aren’t starving or ill creatures at all; they aim for the big, healthy creatures who might breed a new generation of hardy animals.

Bears 101