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Curious And Playful Bears Investigate A Balloon That Drifted Into Their Enclosure

Curious And Playful Bears Investigate A Balloon That Drifted Into Their Enclosure

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However much you enjoy playing with the latest gadgets, you probably won’t get as big a kick out of them as these adorable bears do when they play with their pink balloon.The three sloth bears were captivated when a balloon floated into their enclosure at the Beekse Bergen Safari Park in the Netherlands. After they chased it around for a while on their hind legs, one of the bears got a little too excited and...well, they got to experience the inevitable letdown as it popped under the bear's enormous paw. (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src = "//connect.facebook.net/en_GB/sdk.js#xfbml=1&version=v2.3"; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs);}(document, 'script', 'facebook...
Polar Bears Are Suffering Because Of Climate Change, And They Need Your Help

Polar Bears Are Suffering Because Of Climate Change, And They Need Your Help

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Courtesy Explore.org This week, November 1--7, is Polar Bear Week. It's when Explore.org teams up with Frontiers North Adventures and Polar Bears International to raise awareness about the dire straits the majestic, white bears are facing. Climate change is affecting the polar bear population at Earth's southernmost point in a hugely negative way. While polar bears might not be the first thing on everyone's mind on a daily basis, it's important to give them the recognition they deserve for being truly beautiful, irreplaceable creatures. Here's what you should know about how they're being pushed towards extinction. Since satellite tracking began in 1979, the Arctic has lost roughly 40% of its summer sea ice. Giphy ...