Tag: polar bear

‘A Home Divided’: Exclusive Photos of a Mama Polar Bear With Her 3 Cubs at the North Pole

During a cruise to the North Pole on a nuclear-powered icebreaker, a Russian wildlife photographer snapped a stunning series of photos of a mother polar bear and her three cubs. The rare sighting was instantly a cause for celebration. An IT entrepreneur by day, Dmitry Kokh, 42, lives in Moscow and travels widely. He described…


Polar Bear Cub Seeks Human for Help After Tongue Gets Stuck in Tin Can Near Outpost in Northern Russia

A polar bear roaming around an Arctic outpost in northern Russia has been rescued after getting its tongue caught in a can of condensed milk. Residents of the remote settlement of Dikson sounded the alarm when the stricken 2-year-old female was seen wandering up to huts in the village on July 20. A team from…


Quebec’s Wildlife Protection Agency Neutralizes Polar Bear Spotted in Gaspé Region

MONTREAL—Quebec’s wildlife protection agency says a polar bear that was spotted Saturday on the province’s Gaspé peninsula has been killed. Sylvain Marois, southeast district commander at the agency, says the bear was found in a wooded area near the town of Madeleine−Centre, Que., later that day. The provincial police lifted the warning alert early Sunday…


Quebec Provincial Police Issue Warning After Report of Polar Bear in Gaspé Region

MADELEINE−CENTRE, Que.—Quebec provincial police are warning people in the town of Madeleine−Centre to stay in their homes after a report that a polar bear was spotted in the area. The town, located on the Gaspé peninsula, is less than 300 km north of the New Brunswick border and separated from more northern parts of Quebec…


Photographer Finds Pack of Polar Bears Huddling in Old Soviet Dwellings on Lost Arctic Island in Russia

Like pale ghosts, a pack of white polar bears haunt a dilapidated, abandoned Soviet weather station on a small island in Russia’s Arctic far east. This sleuth of spooky bears might have gone unnoticed on Kolyuchin Island had David Kokh, a 41-year-old Moscow-based photographer, not set sail on his long-awaited voyage to Wrangel Island last September. He shared…


VIDEO: Orphaned Baby Grizzly Meets Polar Bear Cub Companion After Arriving at Detroit Zoo

Visitors of Detroit Zoo can now witness the budding friendship between a polar bear cub and orphan baby grizzly at the sight’s renowned Arctic Ring of Life habitat. The adorable white and brown balls of fur can be seen rolling about, swimming, and tussling together in the 4 acres of lush grounds, filled with tall…


VIDEO: Arctic Miners Feed Hungry Orphaned Polar Bear Cub, and She Becomes Like Friendly Family Dog

Considered one of the most dangerous animals in the wild, polar bears are typically an animal to be feared, and best seen from afar. But there are exceptions to every rule. Found alone on the island of Bolshevik, in the remote Severnaya Zemlya archipelago, a female polar bear cub became very friendly with a team of gold…