Bears and wolves both belong to the kingdom Metazoa. Are bears related to wolves? With fewer deer to target, wolves are eating bears. premium; 330 posts; 11 kudos; 27 December 2012, 3:39AM. I'm writing a story and I need to know. Yes, but not that closely. As a result, wolf packs will attempt to drive away grizzly bears that get close to the dens where wolf pups are living. 'realistic behaviour'-wise, I don't think bears and wolves are natural enemies. Each of those nights, Rautiainen snapped photos of the grey wolf and brown bear (female and male, respectively), and commented, “No one had observed bears and wolves living near each other and becoming friends in Europe.” Remarkably, the two even share food with one another. Bears will coexist along wolves at the project, near Bristol. Bears. And they have the photos to prove it. It's reported that the four wolves and four brown bears were in the same residence, so that "they are challenged to get along with each other", calling it "enrichment for the animals". Wolves will eat some types of bear bait, but that's not the real reason "Wolves and bears do get along in the proper environment, but they also are competitive, and that competition is usually around a particular resource, like food," Paquet said. "There is an antipathy there, and it's a natural antipathy because they're competitors." Thanks. However, wolf-bear interactions can be quite violent. zyg0tic. Many bear hunters, guides and outfitters are getting a wake-up as they discover thinning deer populations are impacting black bear numbers. Wolves and bears can coexist peacefully and often avoid each other. Credit: ITV News Wider conversations around rewilding to be had in UK. One of the tourists predicts the wolves will “attack him on both sides,” and several begin to harass the bear. Grizzly bears will sometimes dig up, kill, and eat wolf pups. In Minnesota, I have seen active bear baits go completely dead when wolves move into the area. Sorry its kind of a weird question but please try to answer. Accounts from trappers and hunting outfitters have confirmed that wolves eat bears. Researchers were surprised to find brown bears and wolves, two predators that don't usually get along, sharing a whale carcass for more than four months. ANSWER: It might come as a surprise to many that wolves eat bears. Then again, so do mushrooms, grass and amoebae. I don't think bears and wolves get along with anything except other bears and wolves. This is a problem that seems to be growing anywhere the two species overlap. There are ongoing conversations about reintroducing lynx … Come to think of it, I didn't make any changes to werewolves. 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