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Although polar bears may not slide around on the ice catching Coca-Cola bottles like you’ve seen in television commercials, the big white brui…

  • Associated Press

WASHINGTON — Congress is back in town after the election to find a way around automatic tax increases and spending cuts in January. But first,…

  • Associated Press

LARAMIE, Wyo. — A University of Wyoming adjunct professor has been selected to receive a leading award for animal conservation.

  • Associated Press

INDIANAPOLIS — Polar bear researcher Steven Amstrup, whose work is credited with helping lead to greater federal protections for the animals, …

  • Associated Press

HELENA -- Advocacy groups have set up a webcam to let viewers worldwide follow the development of a 3-month-old polar bear cub in a Danish wil…


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Although the temperature hovered around freezing with gusts up to 65 mph, there was no snow, no sea ice and the boggy tundra remained unfroze…

  • Dave M Shumway photos

A 5-year-old male polar bear lies behind willows as high winds blow along the shores of Hudson Bay near Churchill, Manitoba. Rocky Mountain Co…

  • Dave M Shumway

A polar bear stands guard over a caribou carcass near Churchill, Manitoba. The Rocky students saw on average of three bears a day during their…

  • Dave M Shumway

Polar bears are a common sight in Churchill, Manitoba, self-proclaimed polar bear capital of the world.

  • Dave M. Shumway

Polar bear males can weigh up to 1,500 pounds, with a big female weighing about half as much.