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The Meaning of the Bear
In many cultures around the world, the bear is a symbol of strength, wisdom, healing, and teaching. Many Native American tribes hold bears in high esteem and are careful not to disrespect them. Indeed, Native Americans folklore often portrays bears as punishers of disrespectful or improper behavior.
In Chinese culture, panda bears are laid-back and slow-moving, but also symbols of abundance and prosperity.
Throughout history Russia is associated with the bear. The Russian bear in the past was big, slow, and clumsy, but is now more often depicted as intelligent, powerful, and noble.
You and Bear Alike
Like us, bears are beautiful, caring, powerful, and dangerous. Like us, they are also vulnerable. They need good food, clean water, and space to raise their families. Like us, they are threatened because the habitats in which they live are dwindling.
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