Polar Bear Can’t Rely On Terrestrial Food; Study Finds

April 3, 2015 9:38 AM

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A team of specialists coordinated by the U.S. Geographical Survey found that polar bears may be eating terrestrial food including berries, birds and eggs. In the meantime, these things can’t supplant their customary eating of marine vertebrates, including ice seals.

As per the statement of Dr. Karyn Rode, lead author of the study and researcher with the USGS, “Albeit some polar bears may eat physical nourishments, there is no proof the conduct is far reaching. In the districts where terrestrial feeding by polar bears has been recorded, polar bear body condition...

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