Neanderthals ambushed cave bears as they awoke from hibernation

Neanderthals ambushed cave bears as they awoke from hibernation

Neanderthals knew just when to strikeUniversal History Archive / UIG via Getty Images By Joshua Rapp Learn ANCIENT Neanderthals may have ambushed huge bears just as they were waking from hibernation – then stolen their caves. “These cave bears were hunted and butchered by Neanderthals,” says lead author Marco Peresani at the University of Ferrara, […]

The passengers: Is warming really killing antarctic bears?

The passengers: Is warming really killing antarctic bears?

Have climate change activists chosen the wrong mascot?Steven J. Kazlowski/Alamy By Fred Pearce FOOTAGE of a poorly polar bear went viral in December. Emaciated, it stumbled across a green Arctic landscape without a speck of snow or ice in sight (see picture below). Media outlets seized on the video as an example of how climate […]