PTZ Pond Cam - Live Video

Welcome to the live cams at the North American Bear Center in Ely, Minnesota. Here you can watch the daily activities of our four Ambassador Bears Ted, Lucky, Holly, and Tasha and discuss their behaviors with other bear enthusiasts from around the world.

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Welcome to the North American Bear Center 'Pond Cam'

Our bears share a natural 2.5-acre enclosure to forage and explore.

View a slideshow about our Ambassador Bears below:

Please read the family-friendly guidelines for the chat room below. Our guidelines help to ensure that all chatters will have a pleasant experience. Should you have any questions or suggestions about this chat room, please contact us at [email protected]. Thank you for your support and we look forward to your participation.

  1. Be respectful to other Chatters and Moderators
  2. Bashing, harassing or bullying of any nature will not be tolerated
  3. Use language that is not offensive, maintain a family-friendly environment at all times
  4. Avoid controversial or inappropriate subjects (religion, politics, graphic medical & alcohol related conversations are not appropriate)
  5. Your nickname should not be offensive
  6. Ask permission to post a URL/link
  7. Please use lower case letters to chat
  8. Please value the lives of these animals
  9. For your protection, do not post personal information
  10. Any disruption of the chat is grounds for removal