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dc.contributor.authorPilfold, Nicholas W.
dc.contributor.authorHedman, Daryll
dc.contributor.authorStirling, Ian
dc.contributor.authorDerocher, Andrew E.
dc.contributor.authorLunn, Nicholas J.
dc.contributor.authorRichardson, Evan
dc.date.accessioned2020-06-12T01:40:18Z
dc.date.available2020-06-12T01:40:18Z
dc.date.issued2016
dc.identifier.issn1522-2152
dc.identifier.doi10.1086/687988
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12634/347
dc.description.abstractPolar bears (Ursus maritimus) have adapted to an annual cyclic regime of feeding and fasting, which is extreme in seasonal sea ice regions of the Arctic. As a consequence of climate change, sea ice breakup has become earlier and the duration of the open-water period through which polar bears must rely on fat reserves has increased....
dc.relation.urlhttp://www.journals.uchicago.edu/doi/10.1086/687988
dc.rightsCopyright © 2016, The University of Chicago Press
dc.subjectPOLAR BEARS
dc.subjectARCTIC
dc.subjectPHYSIOLOGY
dc.subjectCLIMATE CHANGE
dc.subjectFEEDING
dc.subjectCANADA
dc.subjectWILDLIFE CONSERVATION
dc.titleMass loss rates of fasting polar bears
dc.typeArticle
dc.source.journaltitlePhysiological and Biochemical Zoology
dc.source.volume89
dc.source.issue5
dc.source.beginpage377
dc.source.endpage388
dcterms.dateAccepted
html.description.abstractPolar bears (Ursus maritimus) have adapted to an annual cyclic regime of feeding and fasting, which is extreme in seasonal sea ice regions of the Arctic. As a consequence of climate change, sea ice breakup has become earlier and the duration of the open-water period through which polar bears must rely on fat reserves has increased....


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