How polar bear cubs beat the summer heat
The last time we saw polar bear mama Giovanna and her adorable twins Nobby and Nela, the cubs had just made their first public debut following their birth last December at the Hellabrunn Zoo in Munich, Germany.
Now the nearly 7-month-old twins are experiencing their first summer!
Google Street View puts polar bears on the map
The conservation nonprofit Polar Bears International will use the 360-degree panoramas for educational outreach and scientific research.
It’s International Polar Bear Day!
What’s it like to live among these beautiful animals? The people of Churchill say it involves helicopter patrols on Halloween, never locking your car doors and, of course, constant vigilance.
Polar bears changing hunting and dietary habits as ice shrinks
As it becomes more difficult to get their winter bulk on, polar bears are turning to caribou and snow geese for food.
What killed polar bear Knut?
Knut’s brain had severe inflammation due to encephalitis, but doctors are unsure what triggered the encephalitis in the first place.
How can lasers protect polar bears from oil drilling?
The laser mapping technology can help identify polar bear dens that are often threatened by the influx of oil and gas drilling expeditions during the winter.
Yeti and polar bear may be related, says geneticist
The researcher stops short of saying there’s a hidden breed of polar bears in the Himalayas.