Tag: Bear

Sunday Summary: A Day Late & A Pony Short

Road Scrabble
Road Scrabble

Someone appears to have misplaced their tiny pony
Someone appears to have misplaced their tiny pony

The jaws of suburbia
The jaws of suburbia

Bear bum
Bear bum

S'more Bears

As the Earth’s staggering climate slowly broils us to death in our own juices, some interesting side-effects are taking place.

Species that were once held apart by weather differences are now able to mingle – in some areas that means a new lunch menu, but, as is the way with nature, it also means a fresh dating pool for lonely four-leggers.

That’s how we get beasties like this:

Grolar BearThe Sun article that I stole this picture from calls it a Grolar Bear, personally though, I’ll stick with¬†Wikipedia’s¬†“grizzly-polar bear hybrid“.

Martell had been hunting for polar bears with an official license and a guide, at a cost of $45,450, and killed the animal believing it to be a normal polar bear. Officials took interest in the creature after noticing that it had thick, creamy white fur, typical of polar bears, as well as long claws; a humped back; a shallow face; and brown patches around its eyes, nose, and back, and having patches on one foot, which are all traits of grizzly bears. If the bear had been adjudicated to be a grizzly, he would have faced a possible CAN$1,000 fine and up to a year in jail. – Wikipedia