- Regarded by some (prehistoric Finns and Korean mythology for
example) as the spirit of forefathers.
- Many cities have adopted the bear on their coat of arms
Berlin (Little Bear) Germany.
Bears in literature
Usually the 'all brawn no brain type'.
- Winnie the Pooh
- Baloo The Bear (Disney's Junglebook)
- Master Po (Kung Fu Panda)
- Anyone else? (open discussion)?
Voice of Reason
Mama and Papa Bear (Berenstain Bears)
Bears in Pop Culture
- Smokey The Bear
- Hamm's Bear
- Charmin Bears
- Banjo (From the Banjo/Kazootie games)
- Bentley (from the old Atari Crystal Castles Coin Op).
- "Bear Market" on Wall Street
- Gunther Grizzwell (The Grizzwells)
- Ursals (Kevin and Kell strip)
- Three Bears (of Goldilocks fame).
- Good Bears Of The World (Non profit organization that gives away
teddy bears to the needy and sick children)
- California Grizzly (California state symbol)
- UCLA "Golden Bruins"
- Big Bear (city)
- Big Bear Lake