WHY NOT ADOPT A POLAR BEAR
Why Not Adopt A Polar Bear?
Why not adopt a Polar Bear? As a direct result of global warming Polar Bears and their natural habitat are in trouble. The Arctic ice is shrinking and at the same time starting to melt earlier each year. To compound the problem the ice is also taking longer and later to freeze at the years end. This means that the Arctic's biggest predator is finding it very difficult to hunt. Polar Bears are starving.
It has been predicted that unless action is taken to protect the Polar Bear then they may well become extinct in the wild within 50 years. Good Zoos are collabarating today on conservation breeding programmes but this 'back up' will be of little use if their habitat has gone.
Polar bears are strong swimmers and will take a twelve mile swim in their stride. They seem to know instinctively where they are headed. Climate change is taking its toll however. Bears have been spotted as far as sixty miles out to sea. Where they were headed is no more. There is no return. Polar Bears are drowning. Some bears are stronger than others. One mother bear was documented swimming 426 miles before she found an ice floe on which she could climb out and rest. Sadly her cub did not survive.
These magnificent arctic creatures are in trouble.You can help by adopting a Polar Bear.
The Ice Is Melting - Polar Bears Are In Trouble
Polar Bear Adoption
There are a lot of organisations to which you can approach to adopt a Polar Bear. Apart from it being a kind and helpful thing for any individual to do it also make a memorable, unselfish and different gift for a friend or loved one. Adopting a Polar Bear helps to raise awareness.
Of course you are not going to take your Polar Bear home with you. These super predators weigh as much as 1700 lbs and would quickly wreak havoc in your living room. Polar Bears belong in the wild. Your adoption is symbolic and will support research and fund awareness campaigns and lobbying governments to ensure that they act on climate change. Make the right choice and it will make a difference.
Polar bears, big as they are, are just a small cog in the natural history wheel. The loss of their habitat, their home should be a warning to us all. We should act, me must act before it is too late.
The Shrinking Ice Cap
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Polar Bear Cub Adoption
Polar Bears are slow breeders and the young are tiny when they are born in their ice caves. When they emerge in the Spring they are amongst the most appealing of all animals. Some may prefer to adopt a Polar Bear cub in preference to an adult bear. Some of the adoption agencies (companies/charities) can cater for this. Like a real adoption it is wise to check before you make your final choice.
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