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Man’s Best Friend: A Polar Bear?!

  Mark Dumas is purported to be the world's only person that can get up close and personal with a polar bear. The 60-year-old Canadian and his wife, Dawn, have been training 800-pound Agee sin…

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Adorable Orphaned Polar Bear Cub (video)

Siku, a furball of a polar bear, was born last month at the Scandinavian Wildlife Park in Denmark.  However, video cameras inside the bears' den revealed that little Siku was not getting enough milk, …

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Modern Polar Bears Originated in Ireland

By Jaymi Heimbuch, Treehugger Brown Bears and Polar Bears Met Often during Last 100,000 Years A team of scientists discovered that the female ancestor to all modern polar bears was actually a spe…

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Happy Polar Bear Day! (video)

February 27 is International Polar Bear Day! One way to honor these gorgeous creatures, as suggested by Polar Bears International, is to take steps towards reducing your carbon footprint. Check out so…

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7 Amazing Animal Journeys

By Rachel Cernansky, Planet Green You've probably heard about the polar bear who swam more than 400 miles over a continuous nine-day stretch. She was looking for ice, and although polar bears…

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Polar Bears Play with Camera (video)

Seeing animals in their natural habitat can be fascinating. But as this video shows, even cleverly disguised cameras don't go unnoticed. What do you think? Are these cameras an invasion of privacy or …

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Nissan’s Polar Bear Commercial (2 videos)

The Travels of Aggie the Polar Bear Check out Nissan's vision for what Aggie, the polar bear, might do when global warming causes the Arctic ice to melt in the ad for their new electric car, th…

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Inuits decry polar bear protection

JANUARY 17, 2008—Saying a ban on polar bear hunting will hurt their livelihood, Inuit leaders in Canada have denounced efforts by three U.S. environmental groups to list the polar bear as "threatened.…

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