This white bear is a black bear (Yes, really): 6 fascinating facts about these white furry anomalies

This is a black bear. No, you’re not looking at the next gold and white dress debate. (Or was black and blue?) Even though this guy looks a bit like a lost polar bear, he (or she) is a subspecies of the black bear. Black bears are common in the Smoky Mountains, but if you […]

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6 reasons why Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies is rated Best Aquarium in North America

Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies was voted Best Aquarium in North America by Readers’ Choice 2019 in USA Today. And while I personally haven’t been to every aquarium in North America (unfortunately), I have been to some of the big ones, including the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta, the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas in New […]

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