Protesters Want 'World's Saddest Polar Bear' Moved From Argentina Zoo

Arturo, the only remaining polar bear in the Mendoza Zoo outside of Buenos Aires, has been dubbed the "world's saddest polar bear" by animal rights activists, and for good reason. (If there is a sadder polar bear out there, then I'm pretty sure that we have no way of being sure that our earth isn't a terrible… » 7/14/14 6:15pm 7/14/14 6:15pm

Baby Polar Bear Melts Our Hearts Like Climate Change Melts So Many…

After his mom was killed by a hunter, Kali the polar bear was orphaned and taken to the Alaska Zoo. She's about three months old, and weighs 18 pounds, and is basically a walking stuffed animal. » 3/25/13 11:30pm 3/25/13 11:30pm

Polar Bears Are Amazing Magical Creatures Who Will Eat Your Tasty-Ass…

This man, how is he not screaming, crying, praying, and shitting his pants? I'd hate to see Al Roker in this situation, that's all I'm saying. Ba-dum-bum-CHING! » 1/08/13 9:50am 1/08/13 9:50am

Polar Bears Have Perfected the Lazy Sunday

A polar bear lounges with little regard for the bustling world at the Tierpark Hagenbeck (the zoo in Hamburg, Germany) on August 19, 2012. Foto: Philipp Guelland/dapd » 8/19/12 1:00pm 8/19/12 1:00pm

A Round of Appaws for This Mama Polar Bear and her Adorable Cubs

This video, taken by a passenger aboard an ocean acidification cruise in the arctic, shows a mother polar bear lending a paw to one of her adorable and fluffy baby cubs as it struggles to climb out of the water. It would be unwise to give this family a snuggle, but that doesn't mean that we don't want to. » 7/20/12 7:45pm 7/20/12 7:45pm

Indulge In The Frosty Frolicking Of Baby Polar Bears

It's supposed to hit 94 degrees in New York today, and there is a high likelihood that it is also balls-hot wherever you are located, so maybe this adorable arctic babyplayfight will help cool you down. » 6/30/12 11:30am 6/30/12 11:30am

Polar Bears Really Hate Gawkers

If you've ever been to the dismal peep show of incarcerated animals we as a culture innocuously call the "zoo," then you've probably locked eyes with a majestic wild creature and detected a yearning for the open plains or sweltering jungles of that creature's origin, and realized that, because humans devastate the… » 6/09/12 1:30pm 6/09/12 1:30pm

Your Morning Coo: Baby Polar Bear Is Germany's Fuzziest Celebrity

Little Anori was born in January, opened her eyes in February, took her first steps in March, and has now made her fresh-air debut at Germany's Wuppertal Zoo. Interesting fact: she's the half-sister of Germany's other polar a-lister, Knut, who passed away in March of 2011. Circle of life, etc. » 5/22/12 10:00am 5/22/12 10:00am

Polar Bears Become Best Bros, Put Each Other Before Hos

Since being introduced last month at the Highland Wildlife Park in Scotland, polar bears Arktos, age 4, and Walker, age 3, have become nearly inseparable, even sleeping nose to nose or paw to paw. That sound you hear is the collective coo of readers everywhere. » 5/07/12 4:55pm 5/07/12 4:55pm

Polar Bear Cub Keeps Getting Underfoot

[Germany, March 23: One of two polar bear cubs plays next to its mother Vera in their enclosure at the Nuremberg Zoo. The twins were born on Dec. 2, 2010. Image via AP.] » 3/24/11 3:20pm 3/24/11 3:20pm

Polar Bear Shows Off For His New Friend

[Scotland, November 12: 23-month-old Walker, the new polar bear at Highland Wildlife Park, has a swim before meeting 30-year-old Mercedes. The bears were both released today into their new four-acre home. Image via Getty.] » 11/12/10 1:31pm 11/12/10 1:31pm

PETA Scientists Claim Knut Is Psychologically Disturbed

Knut the polar bear is "definitely displaying behavioral problems," according to PETA scientists who point to Knut's swaying back and forth, imitating picture-taking tourists, and having "panic attacks." A Berlin Zoo rep say this is "ridiculous." [AFP via Newser] » 6/18/10 12:40pm 6/18/10 12:40pm

Adorable Polar Bear Shows Adorable Cub How To Ice-Skate

A polar bear cub was spotted playing in newly-formed ice in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska, jumping in and out of the water. Later, his mom showed him how to slide on their makeshift ice rink. [Daily Mail] » 5/10/10 1:40pm 5/10/10 1:40pm

All Grown Up

Remember when Knut was a tiny, adorable ball of white fur? Now everyone's favorite cub is a man - or a 300-pound sex machine. "He's going to be our new stud bull," said the Berlin Zoo director. [TheSun] » 3/24/10 9:20am 3/24/10 9:20am