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May 27, 2011

Cracked.com recently published an entry on “7 Animals that Are Evolving Right Before Our Eyes,” with number one being of interest to those with an eye on the Arctic: the “Grolar Bear.” While a fairly typical Cracked post with emphasis on the extreme, the bizarre, or the ironic, the discussion about the grolar bear brought up at least one interesting point: polar bears are not just passively dying out, but finding novel ways to continue as a species. Or as, the author writes: “The horrifying thing about grolar bears is how they have carnivorous polar bear behaviors in bodies that are adaptable for warmer climates.”

And they’re moving south…

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