Articles about Polar Bears
Mon, Sep 08, 2014 at 3:40 PM
A geothermal loop will keep the residents of a fancy new elephant house toasty with heat generated by the cooling system in the polar bear habitat.
Mon, Jun 30, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Far from the frosty sheet ice and harsh tundras where a wild polar bear would typically live, this adorable family is making do with a brand new swimming pool built at the zoo.
Tue, Jun 10, 2014 at 9:06 AM
Scientists have released the first 'point of view' video filmed by a wild polar bear, offering a glimpse into the animals' daily lives.
Mon, Mar 24, 2014 at 8:00 AM
The cuddly duo — a boy and a girl born at the Hellabrunn Zoo in December — explore their enclosure with their mom, Giovanna.
Thu, Feb 27, 2014 at 12:21 PM
Polar bears are more than furry white Arctic beasts. In fact, their fur is not even really white!
Thu, Feb 27, 2014 at 8:00 AM
The conservation nonprofit Polar Bears International will use the 360-degree panoramas for educational outreach and scientific research.
Tue, Jan 28, 2014 at 11:19 AM
As it becomes more difficult to get their winter bulk on, polar bears are turning to caribou and snow geese for food.
Thu, Jan 09, 2014 at 2:32 PM
The 2-month-old cub at the Toronto Zoo hasn't quite nailed walking, but he's definitely got being cute figured out.
Mon, Jan 06, 2014 at 1:15 PM
Knut's brain had severe inflammation due to encephalitis, but doctors are unsure what triggered the encephalitis in the first place.
Wed, Dec 18, 2013 at 1:03 PM
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.
Mon, Nov 04, 2013 at 12:10 PM
Explore.org has affixed several high-definition cameras to locations in Churchill, Manitoba, the 'Polar Bear Capital of the World.'
Wed, Oct 09, 2013 at 1:19 PM
In the next decade, the tropics will suffer unprecedented climate change effects, long before the Arctic and its polar bears see big shifts.