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Arctic survivor
The sea ice has been decreasing for decades and it takes more time to freeze up each year. Polar bears depend on sea ice from which they hunt seals, rest and breed. In spring and summer, they must travel increasing distances to follow ice motion which retreats quickly. In most areas, they are forced to spend more time on land in summer and are relying on fat stocks, until the ice refreezes so they can hunt again. Some of them may suffer from malnutrition.
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