Galen McNaughton

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Narwhal

Narwhal

Narwhal Whales<p>What is taxonomy?<p>Narwhals have small rounded heads, short flippers with upturned tips, and no dorsal fin but an uneven dorsal ridge …

Marine Mammals

Polar Bear Hunting

A polar bear’s hunting and eating patterns depend completely on sea ice.<p>Why? Because ringed seals depend on it—and ringed seals are the only food …

Wildlife

Polar Bears and Narwhal: Wildlife Viewing in Nunavut

Nunavut’s Arctic landscape is exquisite. To truly understand the culture, join Iqaluit’s summer Alianait Arts Festival.

Wildlife

7 Fascinating Facts About Narwhals

There are few creatures I find so fascinating as the narwhal. Like many tusked animals, this arctic whale has a majestic quality to it. In medieval …

Willie Nelson

Endangered Species - Help Save the Narwhals

<b>In Danger of Extinction:</b> Narwhals are becoming more and more extinct every day. Narwhals were officially listed as an endangered species in 2008. …

Canada Ignores Rescue Option, Kills 500 Endangered Narwhals

<b>The Canadian government opted last week to allow the killing 500 narwhals trapped beneath ice rather than calling in icebreakers to free the animals,</b> …

Narwhal

About the Narwhal<p>The narwhal is the unicorn of the sea, a pale-colored porpoise found in Arctic coastal waters and rivers.<p><b>Narhwal Tusks</b><p>These legendary animals have two teeth. In males, the more prominent tooth grows into a swordlike, spiral tusk up to 8.8 feet long. The ivory tusk tooth grows right …

Wildlife

Basic Facts About Narwhals

The "unicorn of the ocean," the narwhal (<i>Monodon monoceros</i>) is one of the rarest whales in the world. Narwhals are very elusive and mysterious in …

Unicorn of the Sea: Narwhal Facts

Often dubbed the unicorns of the sea, narwhals are strange and beautiful creatures with long tusks protruding from their heads. Members of the …

World Wildlife Fund

Basic Facts About Polar Bears

Polar bears are the largest land carnivores in the world, rivaled only by the Kodiak brown bears of southwestern Alaska. Polar bears sit at the top …

Wildlife

Polar Bear Name and Evolution

White Sea Deer, The Seal's Dread, The Rider of Icebergs, The Whale's Bane, and The Sailor of the Floe.<p><i>They praised polar bears for having the</i> …

Northern Europe

Remember When Climate 'Experts' Feared Polar Bears Dying Off from Global Warming? Just a Wild Guess.

The picture of the single polar bear stranded on a floating sheet of ice: it's the most iconic image that the climate change “experts” have used to …

Are Polar Bears Really Disappearing?

Some say they're on the edge of extinction—but locals see a very different reality on the ground<p>I knew I was in trouble when the biologist from the Manitoba Conservation Department sat down next to me. "The bears look good," he said. "I haven't seen them this fat in years." We'd both been hanging …

Bears

The truth about polar bears

Ian Stirling, arguably the best known polar bear scientist in the world, and Mitch Taylor (pictured), one of the most controversial, have different …

Wildlife