Polar bears gorged on whales to survive past warm periods; won't suffice as climate warms

Polar bears likely survived past warm periods in the Arctic, when sea ice cover was low, by scavenging on the carcasses of stranded large whales. This food source sustained the bears when they were largely restricted to land, unable to roam the ice in search of seals to hunt. A new study led by the University of […]

Polar bears gorged on whales to survive past warm periods; won't suffice as climate warms

Polar bears likely survived past warm periods in the Arctic, when sea ice cover was low, by scavenging on the carcasses of stranded large whales. This food source sustained the bears when they ...

Tue 9 Oct 18 from Phys.org

Polar bears gorged on whale carcasses to survive past warm periods, but it won’t work this time, Wed 10 Oct 18 from Science Blog

Polar bears gorged on whales to survive past warm periods; won't suffice as climate warms, Tue 9 Oct 18 from ScienceDaily

Polar bears gorged on whales to survive previous warm periods in the Arctic

A study from the University of Washington found that although dead whales are a valuable source of food, the carcasses will not be enough to sustain most polar bears as global warming melts ...

Tue 9 Oct 18 from Daily Mail

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