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January 31, 2015


A ligerâthe hybrid offspring of a lion and tigerâfrom a zoo.

Hybrids in Nature: Grolar Bear Edition

Hybrid animals can be created in zoos and laboratories. But mixed-up animal mating is also occurring in nature.

March 10, 2014


A grizzle bear stands in the bushes

Is Global Warming Good For Grizzlies?

While climate change is bad for most of us, grizzly bears may not complain too much -- at least in the near-term.

January 4, 2013


two stuffed animal bears sitting outside

The Genetic Relationships Between Bears

Researchers at Penn State University and the University of Buffalo have completed the most in-depth bear DNA study to date.

May 8, 2009


Polar bear family with cub

How Polar Bears Keep Their Cool

Thanks to its thick coat of fur, its tough hide, and a four inch layer of blubber, a polar bear is extremely well insulated.

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