Bam Bam the Kansas City Zoo Polar Bear Has Died at Age 31

Bam Bam the Kansas City Zoo Polar Bear Has Died at Age 31

A spokesperson from the Kansas City Zoo announced on Feb. 20 that their female polar bear Bam Bam was euthanized after it was discovered she had liver cancer which could not be treated. Bam Bam was 31 years old. Sarah Gay, Kansas City Zoo spokesperson, said in a statement that even though Bam Bam was […]

Greenhouse Gases the Biggest Extinction Level Threat to Polar Bears

Greenhouse Gases the Biggest Extinction Level Threat to Polar Bears

The decline in populations of Arctic polar bears is due to the ever-increasing temperatures of Earth due to climate change. According to a new study conducted by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), greenhouse gas emissions are the biggest threat to the existence of polar bears. The new study shows that increasing average temperature Earth could cause an extinction-level event […]