The polar bear who died of old age
But the Guardian calls him “The polar bear who died of climate change.”
A picture of a dead polar bear appeared in the The Guardian yesterday (6 Aug13). The photo was meant to wring your heart.
But did climate change kill him?
“The average life span of a polar bear in the wild is 15 to 18 years,” says reader Dan Angel. “This bear died at 16 years. Why is that news?”
Old bears die of starvation
“When adult polar bears die, it is almost always a death by starvation,’ says this article on polar bear science.com.
Stop lying to us! The polar bear population is thriving!
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