International Polar Bear Day
February 27, 2021

International Polar Bear Day

February 27, 2021

International Polar Bear Day

Perhaps no other animal symbolizes the frozen tundra regions of the Earth as do polar bears. Right now, polar bear mothers and cubs are snug in their snowy dens as people around the world work hard to protect them. Join San Diego Zoo Global and our conservation partners in making International Polar Bear Day a bear-y special celebration by reading, watching, learning, and playing at the links below!

Watch and Read

Polar Cam

Polar Bear Cam

Get an up-close view of polar bears at the Zoo’s Conrad Prebys Polar Bear Plunge! The black spot you might see on some of the bears is part of a study to learn how fast their hair grows. Researchers use hair samples to learn about diet, stress, and pollutant levels for polar bears in the Arctic.

How You Can Help

How You Can Help

By supporting San Diego Zoo Global, you are part of our work to protect this incredible Arctic species. Learn more about how we can save wildlife together.

Research shows that if we reduce our carbon emissions, we can make a positive difference for polar bears. By making mindful, energy-efficient choices in our everyday lives and inspiring others to do the same, we can create a world where all life thrives.

For Kids (and the Young at Heart)

Word Safari

Word Safari

Like a polar bear hidden in the snow, these hidden words are tough to spot! How many can you find?

Video

Video

Kids Corner: Winter Wardrobes

Sweet Polar Bear Treat

Sweet Polar Bear Treat

Celebrate International Polar Bear Day by making your own mini Arctic predator.

Protective cloth facemasks featuring save the chubby unicorns, safari park gorilla, and centennial lion designs.
SHOPZOO

Face Masks

In Child and Adult sizes!
orangutan in a tree
ZOONOOZ

RED APES OF THE RAINFOREST

Orangutans at the Zoo
Penguins
DISCOVER THE WONDERS OF

AFRICA ROCKS

Hotel with pool
Creature Comforts

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