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Polar Bears

This page is about polar bears in general rather than specific species of polar bear. There are in fact 19 separate species of polar bear, 8 of which are reported as being either ‘endangered’ or ‘declining in numbers’.  In fact in 2005 the IUCN classified 8 species as declining, 1 species as increasing and 3 […]

May 30, 2010 · Maddia (Admin) · 2 Comments
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Extinct Polar Bear: Ursus Maritimus Tyrannus

Ursus Maritimus Tyrannus, is the scientific name for an extinct species of polar bear. Many fossilised records of this bear have been found in England, United Kingdom. The translation of the Latin name Ursus Maritimus Tyrannus, means ‘Tyrant Sea Bear’. In appearance this bear was likely to have looked a little like the extinct cave […]

May 30, 2010 · Maddia (Admin) · 8 Comments
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