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A new study on polar bear metabolism, behavior, and foraging success sheds important light on their energy demands. The study, published in the journal Science, found that polar bears have metabolic rates greater than previously predicted and greater than other terrestrial mammals of similar...

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With some notable exceptions (e.g. lions, hyenas, wolves, wild dogs and others), most large carnivores live a solitary existence. They hunt for food, raise young, and fend off rivals all on their own. This is true for two large carnivores I study: African leopards and polar bears.

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