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Cub vocalisations

Polar Bears are born around christmas in a den. This makes it very difficult to study their behaviour in the first weeks of their life. Only in zoos it is possible to do some research. A Dutch student listened to the sounds the cubs make and came up with several categories. Interested? Have a look […]

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Polar Bear cubs drowning due to melting ice

A recent study by the US Geological Survey together with the WWF showed an increase in cub mortality due to the longer distances they have to swim with their mothers in search of ice and/or land. Another result of the melting ice and changing climate.

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