October 30, 2013

Warming Climate May Benefit Grizzly Bears

While most creatures on earth are going to suffer from the impending doom and gloom of climate change, the grizzly bear may thrive. Biologists from the University of Alberta in Canada monitored over 100 grizzlies for a 10-year period in the Alberta Rocky Mountains. They found warmer temperatures and easier access to food allow the grizzlies to build more body fat which is associated with higher reproductively in female bears. So the team hypothesizes that the rise in temperatures may not be such a bad thing for grizzlies. They said “the fatter the bear, the better!”

[ Read the Article: Grizzly Bears May Benefit From The Effects Of A Warming Climate ]

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