CHURCHILL, Manitoba: A tour guide in Canada has captured an amazing moment of polar bear patting a dog and seemed to treat the pet like his own cub. David De Meulles said he was taking a pair of North Star Tours clients on a polar bear watching expedition during the weekend in Churchill, Manitoba, when the group witnessed the meeting between the bear and dog, which was tethered on its owner's property. "I had no idea what was going to happen, and then sure enough he started petting that dog, acted like he was a…
SHANGHAI: A polar bear dubbed the "world's saddest" by animal rights activists has been removed from a Chinese shopping mall where campaigners said it was suffering in unsuitable conditions. The Grandview Mall in the southern city of Guangzhou held a farewell party for Pizza the bear at the weekend, it said on social media. A spokesman for the mall, which set up an "Ocean World" attraction with 500 species to try to draw in shoppers said, “Pizza left the aquarium with escorts after the farewell party” on Sunday.…
BOSTON: Researchers who measured the slipperiness of banana peels, the ability of pork strips to stop nosebleeds, and the reactions of reindeer to humans in polar bear suits were among the winners of this year's Ig Nobel prizes for comical scientific achievements.