Sunday, 14 June 2015

In Photos: Polar Bears Eat Dolphins Trapped in Ice

by Jeanna Bryner, Live Science Managing Editor | June 13, 2015 08:32am ET

For the first time, scientists have reported polar bears preying on white-beaked dolphins in Svalbard. The sighting, described in the journal Polar Research, is important because shrinking polar bearhabitat is expected to change where the animals can live, particularly in the area of Svalbard and the Barents Sea, the researchers say. Images captured of the Svalbard polar bears reveal their lives in the Norwegian High Arctic. [Read the full story on polar bears eating dolphins]


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