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Posts tagged “Polar Bear

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The Water Gate Orchestra played for the benefit of the animals at the Washington Zoo, Washington, D.C.; August 8, 1939.

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Feeding polar bears from a tank; ca. 1950

 Russian tanks were designed to be driven with one arm.

“There’s a good bear, now go and maim those Nazis on this other side of this hill.”

This is quite possibly the most Russian photograph ever taken.

Polar bears look really freaking cute, but they’re the only animal that actively predates on humans.

Wolves will give it a long and hard thought about whether they want to attack humans. Polar bears? Nope. If they see you, and you can’t protect yourself or seek shelter, you’re dead.

 


Polar Bear (Ursus maritimus) in cage. Lincoln Park Zoo. 1900

I can only imagine how difficult it was to get that guy there without tranquilizers etc.

I can only imagine how difficult it was to get that guy there without tranquilizers etc. (Perhaps a large net?)


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I can’t wait for the future when we have domesticated bears.