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The Canadian town of Churchill has already had more than four times as many polar bear visitors this year compared with the same time last year, and many more could soon be on the way.
The sisters were separated at birth due to medical complications, and they remained apart for more than two years after one was rejected by the mother.
A woman and her 1-year-old son were recently mauled to death by a polar bear in an ultra-rare attack in Alaska. A new report sheds some light on why the tragic event occurred.
A new study has revealed that certain sea stars rival polar bears as the most prolific predators in coastal Arctic ecosystems.
On New Year's Day on Brooklyn, New York's Coney Island beach, the sound of chattering teeth will fill the air, as thousands of people gather for a ceremonial wintry dip in the Atlantic Ocean.
Polar bears are flocking to open landfills in the Arctic as climate change diminishes sea ice, a new study suggests.
Polar bears evolved during a time when the North and South poles were not connected by ice or land, so they stayed at the North Pole.
A wildlife photographer recently captured images of polar bears like you've never seen them before: living in abandoned buildings in the Russian Arctic.
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