Pole

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Pole

A unit of area equivalent to 1/320th of one square mile.
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Although the exact energetic cost for a bear to hunt geese and caribou is uncertain, polar bears in Manitoba have been reported ambushing caribou with the same energetically low-cost techniques they typically use to hunt seals.
DINNER TIME: Polar bears gather together to eat in the Arctic
The last polar bear cub born in the UK was 20 years ago.
He'd never seen a polar bear in the wild and was drawn to the spiritual appeal of the mountains.
Wrapped in Arctic clothing, I could tip as heavy as a polar bear on the weighing scale.
An IFAW delegation at the Polar Bear Forum is one of only five non-governmental organizations joining government representatives from all of the range countries at the forum, which will be hosted by Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.
Shooting polar bears - protected under the Red List and known for their enormous physical power - is prohibited except in emergencies.
The polar bear will be sent to Buffalo Zoo later this spring.
This observation led some researchers to conclude that the ABC Islands brown bears gave rise to modern day polar bears.
A fossil jawbone and tooth from Norway, the oldest well-documented polar bear remnants, date back only 110,000 to 130,000 years.
In July, Ian Stirling and Andrew Derocher, scientists at the University of Alberta, published a paper in the journal Global Change Biology claiming that polar bears could disappear in the next 30 to 50 years.