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Polar Bears Can't Just Switch To Terrestrial Food

October 15th, 2016

Episode 577 of 579 episodes

With a shorter season of sea ice, polar bears have less access to marine mammals. But switching to a terrestrial diet deprives them of the fatty seal meals they need to thrive.