Knut the Polar Bear to Be Evicted?

By Alicia Dennis on
Knut with his former zookeeper, the late Thomas Dorflein, in 2007.It's been a rough year for Knut, the two year-old polar bear who captured the hearts of millions when the Berlin Zoo unveiled him to the public in March 2007. The polar bear, who appeared in an issue of Vanity Fair in May of last year (celebrity photographer Annie Leibovitz took his portrait with Leonardo DiCaprio), lost his beloved former zookeeper, Thomas Dorflein, to a heart attack in September, and may soon be evicted...Read Full Story

Save The Polar Bears

By Tatiana Guertin on
In honor of the recent decision by the U.S. Department of the Interior to add polar bears to the list of threatened species, under the Endangered Species Act, we've decided to put together some disgustingly cute pictures of polar bears. Obviously Polar Bears aren't becoming extinct because of over hunting or poaching, instead, they're one of the first animals to be recognized as becoming endangered because of global warming. Hopefully these pictures make you feel all warm and cuddly, and...Read Full Story

Secretary Dirk Kempthorne speaks about Polar Bears

By Livingly Staff on
A quote from Linked from Department of the Interior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne about the proposal to add Polar Bears to the list of protected species...  ---   http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2006/12/061227-polar-bears.html   ---  "Polar bears are one of nature's ultimate survivors," Department of the Interior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne told reporters today at a press conference.  "They are able to live and thrive in one of the world's harshest environments. But there's concern that...Read Full Story