The man, one of a group of six campers, suffered injuries to his face and arm and has been hospitalized.
Learn a bit about these seafaring Arctic giants.
As one researcher explains, sea ice is like a moving sidewalk and polar bears travel with it.
A new study examines how the genetic diversity and structure of the worldwide polar bear population have changed amid a decline in sea-ice habitat.
Forward-looking models and polar bear energetics data foresee an alarming loss of habitat by the century's end.
Overindulging might give some people indigestion, but at least 10 animals can eat some of the most revolting foods on the planet without any trouble.
Video cameras attached to polar bears show the world from the bears' perspective, including what to do when your dinner freezes into a rock hard block. Continue reading →
Hefty polar bears, which love to sink their teeth into greasy blobs of fat, could hold the key to avoiding heart disease. Continue reading →
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