One of South Africa`s two polar bears has died at the Johannesburg Zoo, leaving its mate now believed to be the only polar bear in Africa, a veterinarian said today.
Ancient polar bears with surprisingly large penis bones suggest that they had infrequent but long-lasting sex sessions, it has been revealed.
An unexpected increase in Arctic sea ice melt and global warming trends could wipe out half the polar bear numbers in a single year, researchers have warned.
Scientists have warned equine herpes might have developed the ability to jump species in the same way as influenza, after a polar bear died in a zoo in Germany after catching herpes from a zebra.
Polar bears evolved as a separate species far earlier than previously thought, according to a new genetic study.
The four British survivors of a deadly
polar bear attack in Norway`s Arctic Svalbard archipelago have
been operated on and will be transferred home as soon as
possible, officials said.
Arctic foxes, polar bears and musk oxen are now in the list of endangered species.
Prime Minister Vladimir Putin is
playing the eco warrior in Russia`s Arctic, helping scientists
track endangered polar bears and calling for a clean up of the
A US-backed proposal to ban the international trade of polar bear skins, teeth and claws was defeated Thursday at a UN wildlife meeting.
Global warming may be threatening the survival of polar bears, but similar climactic changes in the past have played an important role in the evolution of the species, a new study has claimed.
A new research has indicated that environmental stresses could be causing physical changes in the bears, making them shrink over the last century.
Day in Pics: 22nd December
Showbiz World - December 22, 2014
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