Animals in our lives -  Green Bears (74 views) Notify me whenever anyone posts in this discussion.Subscribe
From: Kirsten (koshugi)2/29/04 7:00 PM 
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From: SMADRONIA2/29/04 7:10 PM 
To: Kirsten (koshugi)  (2 of 9) 
 8843.2 in reply to 8843.1 
This reminds me of the polar bear that ended up purple last year.

From: Kirsten (koshugi)2/29/04 7:17 PM 
To: SMADRONIA  (3 of 9) 
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From: SMADRONIA2/29/04 7:23 PM 
To: Kirsten (koshugi)  (4 of 9) 
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There's the story on it. It has a skin condition.

Edited 2/29/2004 7:24:02 PM ET by Smadronia, Pagan Saint of 'Puter Repair (SMADRONIA)

From: Ralph (RBGlatt)2/29/04 8:11 PM 
To: Kirsten (koshugi)  (5 of 9) 
 8843.5 in reply to 8843.3 
I read the article in the original post. Y'see, polar bear hair is hollow, and transparent. Because of the climate they're currently living in, algae managed to get inside the hair, making them turn green. The zoo is using bleach to get rid of the algae.

Be your own hero.

From: Kirsten (koshugi)2/29/04 8:27 PM 
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From: Kirsten (koshugi)2/29/04 8:29 PM 
To: Ralph (RBGlatt)  (7 of 9) 
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From: Rach (Ralac71)3/17/04 8:10 PM 
To: Kirsten (koshugi)  (8 of 9) 
 8843.8 in reply to 8843.1 
You know I've been to this zoo and have seen these very bears. I remember while wandering around the zoo after seeing them wondering why in heck there would be polar bears in the tropics. This is a country 60 miles from the equator that has a bear essesntially from the arctic circle. I didn't think it possible. Hmmmmmm.

they are cute though. even green


From: Kirsten (koshugi)3/20/04 3:31 PM 
To: Rach (Ralac71)  (9 of 9) 
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Yes, I love polar bears. :D


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