Blogger Profile: JoAnne Simerson

Polar Bears: A Wild Study

Polar Bears: A Wild Study

We are now just two hours into the drive and have already seen a fabulous gyrfalcon, fox prints, and polar bears: several subadult bears, one particularly large male, and a mom with two yearling cubs.   read more

Polar Bears: Quiet Season

Polar Bears: Quiet Season

If we count from the first day of breeding to the last, we would expect Chinook to give birth between November 2 and January 29! Most of you may be thinking it’s holiday season, autumn, winter, snow season, etc.. For us, it’s quiet season.   read more

Polar Bears: Breeding Season!

Polar Bears: Breeding Season!

We are all on pins and needles to see if the San Diego Zoo’s polar bears, Kalluk and Chinook, will breed this year.   read more

Polar Bears: What December Brings

Polar Bears: What December Brings

This year has provided the shortest ice season in recorded time: the polar bears lost a full nine weeks of hunting time.   read more

Polar Bears: Oh So Busy!

Polar Bears: Oh So Busy!

The program for kids showed how our polar bears are ambassadors for wild polar bears and can connect everyone to care enough to help polar bears in the Arctic.   read more