Read about the struggles of Nora, the beloved polar bear, and the impact humans are having on polar bears in the Arctic in "The Loneliest Polar Bear."

Polar Bears

Help the Denver Zoo name its two red panda cubs

Red panda cubs at Denver Zoo<p>×<p>Help the Denver Zoo name its two red panda cubs<p>Red panda cubs at Denver Zoo<p>DENVER — The Denver Zoo wants you to help …

Giant Pandas

36 baby giant pandas make their roly-poly public debut

<b>Break out the cigars! A remarkable record of 42 giant pandas have been born this year at the China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant</b> …


Polar bears that terrorized walruses now scaring Russian villagers

Hundreds of walruses fell off 125-foot cliffs at Kozhevnikova Cape in Russia as they fled a group of polar bears that were attracted to the area by …

Polar Bears

50+ Best Wildlife Photos Of 2017 Were Just Announced And The Winning Pic Is Making Everyone Angry And Sad

Enchanted by its rugged beauty, Sergey finds any excuse to return to Wrangel Island. With no supplies available, he has to bring everything by …


Mysterious virus sickens 4 bear cubs in Tahoe, kills 2

Four bear cubs at Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care (LTWC) are sick with a rare virus that recently killed two of their companions.<p>The six-month-old black bears came down with adenovirus type-1, says LTWC executive director Cheryl Millham. Millham started the wildlife rescue 17 years ago with her husband, …

Lake Tahoe

From polar bears to gorillas, here are 2017's best wildlife photos


Mama polar bear accidentally poops on her cub

Visitors at the Columbus Zoo were given a surprise show when a polar bear accidentally pooped on her cub. Luckily, the little bear didn’t seem to …

Polar Bears

Quiz: Test Your Bear Knowledge

SKIP<p>1 / 17<p>How much do you really know about bears? See if you can pick out the ursine myths from the truth in this eight-question quiz.<p>True or False: …


Plastic Pollution is Making Polar Bears Grow Two Sets of Testicles, Claims British Politician

Plastic may be causing problems for polar bears. But is this one of them?

Polar Bears

Bears that were force-fed beer and bread through cages set free

Three bears in Albania have been rescued and relocated to the Bear Sanctuary in Prishtina.<p>Brown bears Gjina, Tomi and Pashuk all lived in tiny cages …


Nearly 1,000 American Black Bears Have Been Killed for Sport in Maryland – Let’s Stop This!

Our planet is facing an unprecedented mass extinction of species, which will change life as we know it and ultimately lead to our demise. This …

No Less Than 36 Panda Cubs Make Their Public Debut In China

China has debuted 36 panda cubs aged between one and five months marking the largest number of successful births in captivity in any calendar …

Giant Pandas

Dems slam Arctic drilling plan as 'polar payout' to Big Oil

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats and environmental groups on Tuesday denounced a Republican plan to allow oil and gas drilling in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, saying it would defile a crown jewel of U.S. wilderness to promote oil exports to China and other nations.<p>Sen. Edward Markey, …


Gardai appeal for public's help to find woman missing from Sligo

Gardai in Sligo have appealed for the public to help them locate a woman missing since last Wednesday, October 11.

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Grizzly Bear perform “Mourning Sound” on Jools Holland: Watch

Since releasing their fifth album, <i>Painted Ruins</i>, in August, Grizzly Bear have been making the rounds on the TV circuit. Stateside, the indie rockers …

Jools Holland

83 starving brown bears shot dead after turning hostile

Forestry officials on Sakhalin Island in Russia were forced to take drastic measures against starving Kamchatka brown bears after the animals became …

Ivy League

36 panda cubs make delightful debut in china, marking historic boom of baby bears

after decades of trailing numbers, the declining population has finally showed substantial evidence of a promising future.The post 36 panda cubs make …

Giant Pandas

Russian Bears Enter Cities, Killing Two in Search for Food

In Russia's Sakhalin region and elsewhere, predators yearning to fatten up before winter hibernation are biting dogs and terrifying locals.


Extra, Extra: What Will Become Of The World's Loneliest Polar Bear?

Because Jets fans are gonna Jets, check out today's end-of-day links: the loneliest polar bear, teen girl confronts racist, Wyatt Cenac HBO show, …

New York City

This week, The Oregonian has the story of a baby polar bear (plus a game, a storybook, coloring...)

Karly Imus sat on a bus with her 8-year-old son, Sam, on the way to downtown Portland for a walking tour as part of a third-grade field trip.

Polar Bears

36 panda cubs make adorable debut

36 panda cubs made their debut at the China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda. So far, 42 giant panda cubs have been born this year, the highest recorded amount of births since the breeding program began.

World News

Football games are natural habitat polar bear mascot

The fans present at Fairmont Senior High School football games range from spirited students to the quarterback's parents, and it's Robert "Cam" …


Saturday Night Social: This Is What 36 Panda Cubs Look and Sound Like

On Friday, the China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda rolled out 36 panda cubs for no other purpose than public …

Giant Pandas

36 Baby Pandas Debut at the China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda

Panda panda panda panda!<p>What's better than a photo of one [baby panda]( Oh, you know, a photo of *36 baby pandas* of course. That's right, three dozen little black-and-white balls of fluff got together for a picture that's perfect for cheering you up on even the …

Giant Pandas

Thorbahn’s pick-6 sparks Bentley past AIC

Sophomore cornerback Peter Thorbahn of Norwell and Xaverian had two of his team’s three fourth-quarter interceptions, including the second pick-six …

College Football

Best Photos of the Day: 36 Giant Pandas Make Their Public Debut Together

Those aren’t stuffed animals strewn across a lawn — those fuzzy lumps are all real, live baby pandas saying hello to the world for the first time. …

Giant Pandas

Record number of giant panda cubs melt hearts at first public appearance

<b>Dozens of adorable baby giant pandas born this year made their first public appearance today.</b><p>And as expected, it was a cuteness overload.<p>Terrorist …

Giant Pandas

Brace your heart, then look at this zoo’s 36 new panda cubs

A breeding program has led to a panda baby boom in China after it was revealed 36 giant panda cubs were born this year.<p>The cute and fluffy little …


Panda cubs and a white elephant: Friday's fantastic photographs

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you photo highlights from around the world, including new arrivals in China and an elephant parade in Thailand