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It’s a Bear-Eat-Bear World: Understanding Cannibalism in the Largest Land Carnivores
A new review seeks to understand why the animals sometimes devour members of their own species.
It’s a Bear-Eat-Bear World: Understanding Cannibalism in the Largest Land Carnivores
It’s a Bear-Eat-Bear World: Understanding Cannibalism in the Largest Land Carnivores

A new review seeks to understand why the animals sometimes devour members of their own species.

A new review seeks to understand why the animals sometimes devour members of their own species.

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Picture of Markus Dyck standing outside, wearing a red coat and ball cap.
Polar Bear Researcher Markus Dyck Dies in Helicopter Crash
Lisa Winter | Apr 30, 2021 | 2 min read
Dyck was widely respected for working alongside indigenous groups as he studied polar bears on their ancestral lands.
Marine Protected Areas Aren’t Protected Against Climate Change
Ashley Yeager | May 7, 2018 | 2 min read
If left unchecked, greenhouse gas emissions will drive ocean temperatures up, affecting wildlife in these regions.
“Yeti” Just a Himalayan Bear?
Jenny Rood | Mar 17, 2015 | 2 min read
Latest analysis suggests the yeti is a known bear species, not the new, hybrid species suggested by a previous study.
Going with the Flow
Jenny Rood | Jan 7, 2015 | 1 min read
An analysis of polar bear genes corroborates the mammals’ recent migration to icier climes.
Playing Sides on Arctic Research
Hayley Dunning | Aug 13, 2012 | 1 min read
A polar bear researcher is being investigated for opposing oil and gas industry research initiative in the Arctic, while supporting a similar proposal from NOAA.
a polar bear with its head resting on its paws
The Polar Bear’s Prehistoric Past
Ed Yong | Jul 23, 2012 | 4 min read
Genomic analyses reveal that the polar bear evolved between 4 and 5 million years ago, far earlier than previous studies had estimated.
Polar Bear More Ancient Than Realized
Jef Akst | Apr 20, 2012 | 1 min read
A genetic analysis reveals that the polar bear split from the brown bear some 600,000 years ago.
More Questions about Polar Bear Researcher
Tia Ghose | Aug 12, 2011 | 1 min read
An investigation into a polar bear scientist’s suspension raises more questions than it answers.
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