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Study Reveals More Bad News for Polar Bears

An already bleak future for polar bears may have just gotten worse. A study published this week in Science found the endangered species may need much more energy to survive than previously believed. Scientific American reports researchers used radio collars and blood samples to track the energy needs and movements...
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