Spanish conservationists lament ‘dark day’ as two brown bears shot by hunters

Spanish conservationists lament ‘dark day’ as two brown bears shot by hunters

Two of Spain’s protected brown bears have been shot dead by hunters in separate incidents during wild boar hunts on Sunday, striking a blow to a conservation programme that has seen the population grow from near extinction.

How elusive brown bears have become a tourist attraction in northern Spain

How elusive brown bears have become a tourist attraction in northern Spain

‘No to bears’: Farmers in Spain’s Pyrenees protest against predators re-introduction

‘No to bears’: Farmers in Spain’s Pyrenees protest against predators re-introduction

Shepherds on French-Spanish border fear that bears will strike again

Shepherds on French-Spanish border fear that bears will strike again

Spanish brown bear wanders across border into Portugal, the first in 175 years

Spanish brown bear wanders across border into Portugal, the first in 175 years

VIDEO: Late night bear encounter in northern Spain sparks anger

VIDEO: Late night bear encounter in northern Spain sparks anger

Debate over Pyrenean bears leads to death threats

Debate over Pyrenean bears leads to death threats

Bear chases flock of 209 sheep off a cliff to their death in Pyrenees

Bear chases flock of 209 sheep off a cliff to their death in Pyrenees

Drought threatens Spain’s wild bears with starvation

Drought threatens Spain’s wild bears with starvation

Protected brown bear found shot dead in northern Spain

Protected brown bear found shot dead in northern Spain

Spain’s mild winter is waking bears from hibernation early

Spain’s mild winter is waking bears from hibernation early

DNA confirms endangered lynx has returned to Madrid after 40 years

DNA confirms endangered lynx has returned to Madrid after 40 years

Climbing a tree is no picnic for this adorable family of Spanish bears

Climbing a tree is no picnic for this adorable family of Spanish bears

Un-bear-lievable! Bear filmed on late night run

Un-bear-lievable! Bear filmed on late night run