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The Wild Bears; What are they up to?

After spending the summer resting on the coast lines of James Bay and Hudson Bay, the polar bears are feeling a change. The days are beginning to get shorter, snow…

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Introducing Inukshuk to the Boys

Ganuk has been with us since 2012, and as soon as Henry arrived in 2015 we started the process of introducing the two. This consisted of moving the bears closer…

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Polar bear being fed

When Are The Bears Being Fed

One of the most common questions that our animal care staff receive is ‘When are the bears being fed?’. The short answer is: multiple times a day, never scheduled and…

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The Problem With HFC’s

As you know, we like to have fun here at The Polar Bear Habitat, but sometimes we need to get serious. July 15th was Arctic Sea Ice day and we…

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Soft plush bears

Looking Forward with Our Store

The store we have here at the Habitat is full of tons of unique and affordable products, we have something for everyone that comes through our doors and we are…

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Lake Enclosure

It’s no secret polar bears love water. In the United States, they’re actually classified as marine mammals. What’s funny is, although we know polar bears have an almost symbiotic relationship…

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Fort Albany Polar Bear Workshop Adventure

Part of the Polar Bear Habitat’s mandate is to help create a sustainable future for polar bears and we don’t take that statement lightly.  We’re committed to initiating programming and…

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Communication In The North

Unlike their cousins around the world, Polar bears are relatively non-verbal communicators. Given that polar bears are mostly solitary creatures and their home ranges are so large, verbal communication may…

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