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CEDAR 2 – SITKA 0 !! (submission by our French Correspondent, Alice)

Massive groups of salmon have now entered the estuary, and it is so full of excitement that I now declare the fishing competition between our two favourite sisters: Cedar and Sitka – officially opened!  At the very beginning, one could … Continue reading

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WILD PACKS OF FERAL BEASTS ON THE LOOSE!

In a plea for public help, ursal authorities have released photos of what appears to be a gang of wild bears (referred to as a ‘sleuth’) observed prowling outside local watery holes as of late. Travelling in tight formation, these … Continue reading

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LACKLUSTER PERFORMANCE IN SEASON OPENER!

Admittedly, no one could have predicted this untimely offensive attack. Not the talent agents, the scouts, strategists, traders, brokers, buyers or sellers, wheelers or dealers. Likely not even the Pope. But there’s no denying the fact that Christmas came early … Continue reading

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MOOOOOOOM, Pleeeeaaaaaaase!? (by Teresa)

With Lenore sulking in and out of sight these days, it’s safe to say that marks the conclusion of another mating season in the estuary.  All of her suitors have vacated the area for the time being and she is … Continue reading

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MRS. ROBINSON CAUGHT RED PAWED!

  Recently, a waaaaay up on Bear Back Mountain two cavalier playmates were discovered engaging in what was initially thought to be a competitive game of leap-frog?! Fortunately, the trained eye of a Tide Rip Naturalist (who didn’t want to … Continue reading

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IT’S A BOY! IT’S A GIRL! IT’S A … BISON!?

                          Call your broker to collect if you laid bets last season! Paternity test results still pending (Abraham where were you on the night of May 14th, 2012?), … Continue reading

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LENORE CHECKS OUT OF MOTHERHOOD!

It’s officially official! This time it’s for realsies! Rainforest floozy Lenore has succumbed to ‘spring fever’ once again, abandoning the company of loving daughters Sitka and Cedar in pursuit of yet another seasonal fling. Frankly, it shouldn’t come as a … Continue reading

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HAS FAME AND FORTUNE PROVEN TOO MUCH!?

                    Recently ursal paparazzi’s staked out deep within the Great Bear Rainforest caught this image of celeb bear Bella (aka ‘Sky’) seemingly exhausted and strewn over an intertidal boulder. Has her … Continue reading

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2014 Tide Rip Grizzly Tours Photography Contest

To celebrate the splendour of the Great Bear Rainforest and its amazing animals and mountainous seascapes, we are thrilled to once again launch the annual Tide Rip Grizzly Tours Photography Competition. Entry is free and open to both amateur and … Continue reading

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Calling all Naturalists!

  Tide Rip Grizzly Tours Ltd. is a small independent company located on Northern Vancouver Island, British Columbia.  For over 15 years, Tide Rip has been leading daily boat-based expeditions to view and photograph the wild grizzly bears and other … Continue reading

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