START A PETITION 25,136,189 members: the world's largest community for good


RECENT UPDATE ON ARTURO THE POLAR BEAR! Argentina Zoo Freezes Polar Bear Move to Canada
Offbeat  (tags: Arturo, Argentina, polar bear, old, move him!, protection, safety, health, ethics, animals, government, news )

- 31 days ago -
Greenpeace and other environmentalist groups argue it's riskier to keep the bear in Mendoza, where temperatures can reach up to 86 Fahrenheit (30 Celsius) in the summer. The last polar bear at the Buenos Aires zoo died in late Dec. 2012 amid a heat wave.
Petition to Save Arturo the 'World's Saddest Animal" Approaches 200,000 Signatures
Offbeat  (tags: Petition, arturo, saddest, polar bear, Argentina zoo, save )

- 35 days ago -
A petition to save Arturo "the world's saddest animal" has seen nearly 200,000 people adding their voice to a campaign to get the polar bear transported away from his "inhumane" enclosure in Argentina.
Ice Breaker: How Do You Find a Mate for a Polar Bear?
Offbeat  (tags: Highland Wildlife Park, Mate, Polar Bear, Scotland, UK )

- 114 days ago -
A mate has been sought for one of two male polar bears kept in Scotland but what does it take to find the perfect mate for a polar bear? , Arktos shares an enclosure with Walker at the Highland Wildlife Park at Kincraig, near Aviemore. Next year, Arktos
Pictured: Polar Bear in Alaska Almost Died - But Now She's Raising Two Sets of Cubs Despite Broken Leg
Offbeat  (tags: Polar bear, disabled, survives, Alaska, cubs )

- 140 days ago -
Disabled mother raises two sets of kids in the world's most challenging environment despite only having the bear necessities.
Africa's Last Polar Bear
Offbeat  (tags: Wang, Africa, sad news, polar bear, captivity, offbeat )

- 198 days ago -
A polar bear named Wang is the last of his species in Africa. His mate, Geebee died at Johannesburg Zoo in January after suffering a heart attack. According to the zoo's chief vet, Katja Koeppel, Wang has reacted by tearing up toys and grass.
What Killed Polar Bear Knut?
Offbeat  (tags: Polar bear, Knut, Berlin zoo, died, killed, sad news, offbeat )

- 227 days ago -
Knut's brain had severe inflammation due to encephalitis, but doctors are unsure what triggered the encephalitis in the first place.
Polar Bear Cub At Scandinavian Wildlife Park Raised By Hand VIDEO
Offbeat  (tags: polar bear, cub, raised, animals, goodnews, environment, interesting, news, odd, off-beat, photos, pictures, protection, safety, wildlife )

- 973 days ago -
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) -- A Danish zoo says a month-old polar bear cub is being raised by humans after his mother failed to produce enough milk to feed him.Scandinavian Wildlife Park manager Frank Vigh-Larsen says Siku is doing "really fine." VIDEO
Zoo Honour for Mercedes as Polar Bear Put to Sleep- ONLINE POLL
Offbeat  (tags: edinburgh zoo, honour, mercedes, memorial, polar bear, death, grief )

- 1223 days ago -
The 29-year-old bear, who suffered from crippling arthritis, was put to sleep at the Highland Wildlife Park in Kingussie yesterday morning. The half-ton bear moved to the park, which is situated in the Cairngorms National Park, in October 2009 after
Birthday Cake for Germany's Favorite Polar Bear
Offbeat  (tags: polar bear, Knut, Berlin Zoo, birthday, birthday cake, lavish party, Germany )

- 1355 days ago -
Knut, Germany's favorite polar bear, has celebrated his 4th birthday with a lavish party at his zoo attended by about 250 people.
Offbeat  (tags: polar bear, arctic roll, chase dinner, versatile, animals )

- 1427 days ago -
THIS roly-poly polar bear surprised even himself when trying to catch his dinner. Hunting for something to eat beneath powdery snow he popped his head through his legs and rolled head over heels.
No Oil Drilling in Fragile Parts of the Western Arctic Reserve - Sign the Petition
Offbeat  (tags: Oil, arctic, wild land, arctic slope, caribou, polar bear, warblers, ducks, geese, eiders, migratory birds )

- 1434 days ago -
The Western Arctic Reserve is the largest remaining tract of wild land in the United States -- 23 million beautiful acres on Alaska's Arctic slope. The Reserve is home to caribou, polar bear and millions of warblers, ducks, geese, eiders, and millions of
Now THAT'S What I Call a Bear Hug! Mother Takes Her Fluffy Polar Cubs Outdoors for the Very First Time
Offbeat  (tags: polar bear, mum and her cub, love, protective, hugs, heartwarming )

- 1616 days ago -
When you've spent the first three months of your life snuggled up to your mother in her den, the Arctic seems a cold and daunting place. So a reassuring cuddle never comes amiss.
Roly Poly Polar Bear: The Giant Ball of Fluff Showing Off His Somersaults in the Snow
Offbeat  (tags: polar bear, playful, skilful, somersaults, winter snow )

- 1730 days ago -
Hamming it up for the camera, this athletic polar bear took a child-like pleasure in performing a series of roly-polys through the snow. The fluffy white bear almost seemed to be putting on the display on purpose, as he rolled head over heels - then
The Polar Bear Ate My Taxes! [Video Article]
Offbeat  (tags: Polar bear, taxes, humour, zoos, taxtimes )

- 2687 days ago -
Finding taxes un-"bear"-able? Sea World polar bear does what many would like to do with their tax forms - watch and laugh! [short and funny clip]

butterfly credits on the news network

  • credits for vetting a newly submitted story
  • credits for vetting any other story
  • credits for leaving a comment
learn more

Popular Tags for: Offbeat

Most Active Stories Today in Offbeat tagged with Polar bear

top story finders in Offbeat

1. Natasha Salgado 80 popular stories

2. Ana MESNER 72 popular stories

3. AniMae Chi 71 popular stories

4. Carole K. 68 popular stories

5. Dalia H. 66 popular stories

6. Richard S. 61 popular stories

7. Laura H. 52 popular stories

8. Alexandra G. 39 popular stories

9. Carrie B. 39 popular stories

10. Christeen Anderson 36 popular stories

more top news finders »

What makes a top story finder?
A top finder is someone who submits stories that become popular and are promoted to the front page.

wanted: news analysts

Get Active in the Care2 News Network!

Help ferret out the most noteworthy of the Newly Submitted stories and promote them to the Front Page.

care2 news network tools

News Network Bookmarklet

Submit stories from your browser toolbar with the easy to use Add to Care2 News! bookmarklet.

News Network Syndication

Get this page in RSS. Keep up to date with the Care2 News Network in your favorite RSS reader. Yahoo!, Newsgator, Bloglines, and more!
Find out how to subscribe!

care2 newsletter spotlight

Join over 2 Million Care2 Subscribers! Sign up for our FREE Newsletters, Delivered to your Inbox!