THE devastating last days of Arturo, known as the “saddest polar bear in the world” have been revealed. … He died on Sunday “due to a blood circulation imbalance” which caused a general decline in the bear who was already weak due to old age, the zoo said in a statement.
Why is Arturo sad?
According to The Daily Beast, “Experts say the depression stems from his unnaturally hot environment, lack of adequate water to cool off in, and the absence of other polar bears at the zoo.” However, Arturo wasn’t always alone. He lived with another poplar bear until 2012, when it died during a heat wave.
Did Arturo the polar bear die?
Arturo died on July 3, 2016, aged 30–31, despite polar bears rarely living beyond 25.
What is the nicest animal in the world?
The capybara is by far the friendliest animal in the world despite its intimidating size. These semi-aquatic animals are highly social, gentle, and friendly. Native to South and Central America, it’s the largest rodent in the world, weighing up to 65kg.
What animals can be depressed?
“Dogs, cats, horses, rabbits, and even iguanas can experience depression,” says Kathleen Dunn, DMV, a veterinarian at the Pet Health Center at North Shore Animal League America in Port Washington, N.Y. While pet depression isn’t extremely common, these warning signs can help pet owners recognize if there is a problem.
What is the average lifespan of a polar bear?
LIFE CYCLE: Polar bears can live up to 25 or 30 years in the wild.