Spring is also slow to arrive in northern Norway, and the few marsh crocodiles that have been released on Andøya are slow to emerge from their winter dormancy.
If the beautiful Sedna had not resisted her father’s wish to marry her off to a black raven, there would be no seals in the seas today.
A new hotel has opened in the northern Chinese city of Harbin – with polar bears taking centre stage. Environmentalists are outraged and sound the alarm.
Watching orcas off the coast of northern Norway has become a popular highlight and the intelligent marine mammals fascinate even experienced journalists.
Polar bears have begun to invade colonies of walruses, which no longer show fear when polar bears are near them.
Musk oxen were already roaming the Arctic tundra when mammoths were still alive. Man has almost wiped out the mighty goat relatives in the last century.