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Polar Bear Population Threatened by Climate Change

November 15, 2013 / No Comments

At present, polar bears outnumber the residents of a small town in Canada’s tundra. But this is going to change very soon. Reports suggest that the speedy ice melting in Churchill, Manitoba, a town inhabited by almost 800 residents and 900 polar bears, will prove to be very devastating for the bears. Experts say that the process will now begins in ...

New Polar Bear, New Year, New Hope

January 5, 2009 / No Comments

Taotao is just ten months old. He has a sad story. His mama left him when he was a little guy, much like Knut in German, except that Taotao is in China. Taotao's keepers smeared polar bear urine and crap all over themselves so that Taotao would be fooled and let them help him. It worked. Taotao eventually sucked the fingers ...

Lifejackets to Rescue the Polar Bears from melting ice!

November 19, 2008 / No Comments

There is absolutely no doubt that carbon emissions caused by excessive use of fossil fuel and our callous cutting of trees have caused global warming to creep up to such dangerous levels that it is causing a serious threat to the polar ice caps and all the animals that reside in the cold paradise. Polar Bears have been stranded on melting ...

Berlin Zoo Mourns Loss of Knut’s Keeper – Thomas Doerflein

September 24, 2008 / No Comments

Thomas Doerflein (44) died of natural causes, a heart attack. Berlin investigators said "other causes of death, in particular involvement by another party, are ruled out from a medical point of view". Thomas became famous as the keeper of Knut, a polar bear. Doerflein hand-reared Knut, spending some 150 straight days with cub giving him milk and porridge and telling him ...

Sarah Palin Denies Polar Bears Resort to Cannibalism?

September 23, 2008 / 1 Comment

So, the question is "Will Sarah Palin deny that polar bears are resorting to cannibalism?" Or is it "bearbalism?" On CNN news this morning the announcer said that Sarah Palin and presidential candidate John McCain are at odds on human caused global warming. In my mind, this is a good thing. If both of them were thinking exactly alike, one of ...

Polar Bears Opt for Home Environment

September 12, 2008 / No Comments

Sometimes words are not needed to explain a picture, right? I guess this is what feels like to be in a Zoo with all the people staring at you and lots of sun. Add to all these a lot of fur and you have a really unhappy polar bear. At least they gave him some ice cubes to lean on. I ...

Polar Bears with Algae-dyed Green Fur

September 10, 2008 / No Comments

Polar bears on strike? Protesting the disappearance of the ice around them, asking the world to go green and showing them the way? I am not sure what these green polar bears are thinking, but these fellas at a Japanese zoo in Higashiyama central Japan are creating a ruckus among the Japanese. [gallery] Are they sick? Do they have mold? (this one ...

What Polar Bears Eat for Dessert

August 20, 2008 / 1 Comment

Ever wonder what a polar bear has for dessert? Wonder no more. This polar bear at Osaka's Tennoji Zoo is getting a summer retreat and a reprieve from the summer heat. I had an apple for breakfast this morning. Thank goodness my wife didn't stick it in an ice cube, an ice cube the size of a freezer at that! So, how's ...