International Polar Bear Day: 27th February

This year the world's largest bear needs our help more than ever.

Photographs By Matthias Breiter, Minden Pictures/Nat Geo Image Collection
Published 27 Feb 2019, 06:00 GMT

Polar Bears

International Polar Bear Day

International Polar Bear Day: The World of the World's Largest Bear

Watch an Unlikely Encounter Between a Sled Dog and a Polar Bear

February 27th is International Polar Bear Day – a global event to draw attention to the increasing plight of the world's largest land carnivore. 

With sea ice shrinking, habitats are dwindling and food becoming scarce. 

Watch our video and check out our gallery to learn about the challenges facing this magnificent animal.

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