May 05, 2015

A Bad Month for Polar Bears Turns Grizzly | TakePart

Photo: Russell Cheyne/Reuters Ursus maritimus—otherwise known as the polar bear—has had one bear of a month. First, a new study predicted a rapid decline in the Canadian polar bear population. As soon as next year. And by as much as 30 percent. As if that wasn’t bad enough, a hunter shot and killed a hybrid grizzly-polar bear—dubbed the "grolar bear"—an emerging type of bear mutt that scientists...

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