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Study explains why polar bears are fat yet healthy

When it comes to healthy eating, polar bears break all the rules. They eat mostly fat, but they don’t get heart disease the way humans would. Scientists said the Thursday in journal Cell that the reason lies in their genes. Some speedy evolutionary tricks, particularly in the genes which handle…

American lawyer attacked by polar bear in Canada

An American lawyer camping in Canada was seriously injured after being gored by a polar bear, hospital authorities said Saturday. Matt Dyer, a lawyer from Lewiston, Maine, was attacked in Torngat Mountains National Park on Wednesday, and remains in critical condition at Montreal’s General Hospital. “His wife, who is by…

Siku the abandoned polar bear becomes Internet sensation

A video of an abandoned polar bear named Siku has been viewed over 100,000 times in less than 24 hours. Born at the Scandinavian Wildlife Park last month, Siku’s mother did not make enough milk so he is being raised by humans at the Danish Zoo, according to The New…

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