Polar bear

Two 14-week old polar bear twins explore their enclosure at the Hellabrunn zoo in Munich, Germany, Wednesday, March 19, 2014.  (AP Photo/dpa, Sven Hoppe)

German zoo’s polar bear twins make public debut

BERLIN (AP) — The Munich zoo’s 14-week-old polar bear twins don’t yet have names, but they’re already stars. The tiny cubs — one male, one female — were greeted by nearly 100 reporters as they […]

03/19/2014

Polar Bear peers over the edge of an ice floe, Svalbard archipelago, Norway. (AP Photo)

Mounted 8-foot polar bear looking for a Pa. home

JONESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania restaurant owner is trying to find a good home for an 8-foot stuffed polar bear. For years, patrons of the Woods Creek Grill outside of Harrisburg have enjoyed posing […]

08/16/2013

Polar Bear peers over the edge of an ice floe, Svalbard archipelago, Norway. (AP Photo)

Wanted: Polar bear spotter on Norwegian islands

OSLO, Norway (AP) — Do you enjoy the outdoors and have strong vocal cords? If so, Norway might have a summer job for you: three weeks in the Arctic wilderness spotting polar bears.

04/30/2013

Video still from the Buffalo Zoo

Polar cub’s introduction to snow

A cuddly three-month-old polar bear was the belle of the ball as she was introduced to the media for the first time at Buffalo Zoo in upstate New York Friday. Click here to watch a video of the cub playing.

03/25/2013

Kali, orphaned polar bear cub in its temporary home at the Alaska Zoo in Anchorage, AK.

Orphaned polar bear cub getting care in Anchorage

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An orphaned polar cub is making its temporary home at the Alaska Zoo in Anchorage. Watch the video here.

03/20/2013

UN: Polar bears among species to be hotly debated

GENEVA (AP) – Nations will be asked to decide whether the polar bear should be considered an endangered species because of global warming. The U.S. proposal to increase the protection given to polar bears was […]

10/05/2012

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