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“Polar Bears”

Jan 8, 2015 11:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
As one researcher explains, sea ice is like a moving sidewalk and polar bears travel with it.
Jan 6, 2015 04:15 PM ET // Discovery News
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.
Dec 1, 2014 11:40 AM ET // Discovery News
Forward-looking models and polar bear energetics data foresee an alarming loss of habitat by the century's end.
Nov 25, 2014 11:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
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.
Jun 9, 2014 12:31 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
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 →
May 8, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Hefty polar bears, which love to sink their teeth into greasy blobs of fat, could hold the key to avoiding heart disease. Continue reading →
Feb 27, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Kieran Mulvaney
A Google Street View of the tundra helps scientists as well as armchair polar bear watchers.
Feb 18, 2014 02:08 PM ET
Many different types of species hibernate, and they all do it a little bit differently. Trace explains why polar bears don't need to hibernate, and also explains how hibernation works in a few different species.
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