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A new study on polar bear metabolism, behavior, and foraging success sheds important light on their energy demands. The study, published in the journal Science, found that polar bears have metabolic rates greater than previously predicted and greater than other terrestrial mammals of similar...

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For the past 25 years, the Institute for Conservation Research at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park has maintained an off-site breeding and research center for critically endangered rock iguanas.  

This area, the Griffin Reptile Conservation Center (GRCC), has been successful in...

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