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Studying Grizzlies in Australia…?

As I was preparing to leave Canada, most of my friends and family watched on with incredulity – So you’re going to study grizzly bears in Australia? Do they even have bears in Australia? The Australian “bear” I went to check out at the Rockhampton zoo. Cute as a li’l muffin, but not a real bear. The answer to this is, of course, no. There are no bears in Australia. Koalas, although frequently referred to as koala bears, are not real bears – they just look like teddy bears and