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Treadmill tests show polar bears to be efficient walkers

3:33am IST - 00:42

Polar bears consume no more energy than similarly sized animals while walking, according to new research which counters previous scientific thinking. The findings are important because Arctic ice shrinkage is forcing the creatures to travel further distances to hunt seals. Jim Drury reports.

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Polar bears consume no more energy than similarly sized animals while walking, according to new research which counters previous scientific thinking. The findings are important because Arctic ice shrinkage is forcing the creatures to travel further distances to hunt seals. Jim Drury reports.

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Treadmill tests show polar bears to be efficient walkers

3:33am IST - 00:42