In the Land of the Pizzly As Arctic Melts, Polar and Grizzly Bears Mate

The melting Arctic ice has brought polar bears and grizzly bears together and their hybrid offspring, known as "pizzlies," have been detected on Canadian islands. It is a trend that is happening with other species as well, and scientists are worried because it poses a risk to biodiversity.
A bear believed to be a "pizzly," a hybrid between a polar bear and a grizzly bear.

A bear believed to be a "pizzly," a hybrid between a polar bear and a grizzly bear.

Foto: Corbis
Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan
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