Author Topic: Morning Examiner: Uh oh! Scientists to concede polar bear numbers are really just guesses  (Read 460 times)

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« Last Edit: June 06, 2014, 05:59:06 AM by rangerrebew »
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There is some evidence that polar bears, certainly in North America, are diminishing in numbers.

A few bad years in the late 90's and early 00's pushed a lot of polar bears south. There they met some cousins and got it on like Deliverance.

Meet the Grolar.



Half polar bear, half grizzly bear. Big as hell, stronger and tougher than both it's parental lines, and apparently highly fertile. They can live anywhere, are highly efficient hunters and are expected to slowly crowd out most polar bears and grizzlies in Alaska and the NW Territories within a century or so.
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Are you suggesting this mutation was caused by the bears themselves and not global warming?  Oh, the shame. :silly:
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George Washington

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