You asked: Can you find bears in the UK?

Are there any bears in the UK?

It is calculated there were over 13,000 bears in Britain 7,000 years ago. … They are thought to have gone extinct in the UK just over 1, 000 years ago; gradual and persistent persecution, alongside the loss of its forest habitat, saw the brown bear disappear from our landscape forever.

When was the last bear in the UK?

Recommended. Dr Justin Morris, the chief executive of Bristol Zoological society, said: “Bears went extinct in the UK in the Middle Ages and the last wolves roamed free until around the 17th century, so it will be the first time the two animals have coexisted in around 1,000 years.”

What predators live in England?

In the UK, apex predators include foxes, otters, owls and eagles. Other ecosystems around the world have even bigger ones, including lions, polar bears and great white sharks.

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