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4B Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014 Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter .. ? (...tose00howo"m00techan00eO Nd00sp00nerYutl. v \\; .JL JL  Annimills LLC 2014 Vl 1-02 What do you know about... Climate Change? Have you heard about "climate change"? For many years, Arctic scientists have been charting the world's changing temperatures water It is natural for some movement of temperatures to occur, but many people wonder how the changes in climate that result will affect animals and people in their daily lives. In the coldest northern parts of the world, scientists are studying ice and the way it freezes and melts. Some are also studying the region's polar bears, marine animals that spend most of their time at sea rather than on land. Scientists have seen that the ice that these bears live and hunt upon is starting to melt earlier in the season than it once did. The bears are swimming farther from home to hunt for food (seals) and some are no{ making it back. Some reports say that polar bears are getting thinner and ive 9 1 hibernate ears 3 hair 14 8 meat m whales that more of their cubs are dying.studying climate change, scientists hope to understand webbed feet ow people can respond to  'k" protect themselves and wildlife arOund the globe. .. 15 k " "" Z , . m,es [ Z People check the -.   temperature of the 8. The bot!oms of a polar bear's '  " x4L- "-"" sand atthe green 9. Inthe wmld, polarbears Read the clues to fill in this puzzle about polar bears: sea turtles' nesting have hair to keep them warm. 25-30 years. 10. The skin of a polar bear is actually black, but its makes 1. A polar bear's layer can grow up to 4 inches thick. It keeps them warm and can keep them from going hungry, afft th" "'"" q 2. Polar bears live in the _ n _ region around the North Pole. 3. Mothers care for their_ n _ for about 2 1/2 years. 4. The "food" or prey for polar bears mostly lives in the ._L_. = 5. The foot of a polar bear is partially to help it swim. 6. Polar bears have been knowr to kill Beluga .  7. The loss of may push polar bears closer to extinction. Free 31r,11 area. They want to see if any changes | m it look white. 11. Polar bears do not in the winter like other bearS. " 12. Polar bears can swim up to 60 ! 13. Polar bears don't like fruit or vegetables; they mostly eat Polar bears have small so they don't lose too much heat. 15. Polar bears are, on average, the bears in the world. Come to print out free puzzles: Weather Words word search puzzle, Ohi Snow! and Dream Big @ What Conditions Might Change? Due to changes in the climate, weather people think that we may have more or stronger.., s t r d d m h s s r w s r s lg t ,,,,',, Fill in the blanks to spell out some possible changes: O U These water animals have been found swimming many miles farther north than usual. Some people think that rising water temperature lets these animals feel comfortable in areas where they would not normally go. Follow this color key to color in the puzzle to see them: B = Blue Y = Yellow P = Pink K - Black Swimming Out of School! o i i North Atlantic right whales are being watched for in the!r food sources and their e  habitat too. i,,,,, ^,,, I 1,. e 2 3 It is thought that warmer water llU/'111 I, 4 ,-------.% temperatures may have caused ., I take long swims in the cold ocean waters When I need a break I climb onto  "-"_' 5 n n " ' ., ._ _-_, . sand eels and ,.lankton that ,.uffmns 7 icy shores or ice floes to rest. I dive from sea ice to get clams and snails to eat too. 46 ['. / 6 eat to move to cooler waters ( We have our babies on ice and then swim back to shore with these pups. If there 45 r! ,,  "' is lessice and we have to swim longer distances, some pups may not make it 44 I I J [ / ; 8 f m to the shore. In some areas we have been crowding together too tightly on the t   / / / g , = , ::eaSpmce, t=iw:einnafr'ghatenp'::hhe:eesoalml::::::bthnehu21l:;, ce 43 ! :"- /f-- /////" 12 11 e 13:41':ii k7 36! .x%32 31 30 122428"23" )_ 0 40 41 . 20 lama . s I r a w u Z: i i Lake Almanor Fitness Center Your Community Gym 1611 Cedar St., Chester 258-3900 lakealmanorfitness @ yahoo.corn These classes are designed for all ages Zumba for Kids Tues & Thurs at 3:00pm Zumba for Adults Mon & Wed at 5:30pm Line Dancing Tues @ 6:30pm House of Dance Dance Classes: Wednesdays 6-9 yr olds @ 3pm 10 yr olds @ 4pm A