Now we have too many polar bears


Locutus
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Exciting news about polar bears in eastern Canada: A peer-reviewed paper on the Davis Strait subpopulation study has finally been published in the Journal of Wildlife Management. It concludes that despite sea ice having declined since the 1970s, polar bear numbers in Davis Strait have not only increased to a greater density (bears per 1,000 km2) than other seasonal-ice subpopulations (like Western Hudson Bay), but may now have reached its carrying capacity.

This is great news. But where is the shouting from the roof-tops? The study was published online in February and in print in April. No press release was issued that I could find and, consequently, there was no news coverage.


*cough cough*


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Walter
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But...but...Al Gore....David Skuzuki.
 
petros
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#3
Quote:

Now we have too many polar bears

and they are all blind.
 
Tecumsehsbones
#4
Time for a hunting season!
 
SLM
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#5
They just lost count before, that's all. Counting polar bears in the snow is not as easy as it sounds.
 
petros
#6
Not really, they are all blind and don't get very far.
 
talloola
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#7
maybe the polar bears are saying to each other, "Now we have too many humans", makes more sense to me.
 
petros
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I don't know about that. They are probably deaf too.
 
talloola
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Quote: Originally Posted by petros View Post

I don't know about that. They are probably deaf too.



dumb too?
 
petros
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#10
After sticking their tongues to frozen cans of Coke, yes.
 
talloola
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Quote: Originally Posted by petros View Post

After sticking their tongues to frozen cans of Coke, yes.

humans get their tongues stuck on popsicles and ice cubes.

the humans didn't have the regard or common sense to make sure the coke cans
were out of the way of any animals.
 
petros
#12
It's the pictures of polar bears on the cans that attracts them. A fairly large percentage of polar bears prefer Pepsi yet no bear has froze it's tongue on Pepsi cans.
 
Walter
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Quote: Originally Posted by petros View Post

I don't know about that. They are probably deaf too.

And dead.
 
talloola
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Quote: Originally Posted by petros View Post

It's the pictures of polar bears on the cans that attracts them. A fairly large percentage of polar bears prefer Pepsi yet no bear has froze it's tongue on Pepsi cans.

guess the pepsi company thinks of them while manufacturing their product, and humans too. lol
 
petros
#15
Soon Coke will be sold in plastic cans so they don't cut their lips or freeze their tongues.
 

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