What Color Is a Polar Bears Skin?


The colour of a polar bear's skin is black. The mammals are also known to have transparent and colourless fur, which appears to be white due to the reflection of light.
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polar bears fur is white.
well polar bears skin are black but when they were cubs it was kinda dark peach
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Polar bears are among the largest members of the bear family. The fur colour varies from pure white to a yellowish hue. Their outer fur called 'guard hair' is actually clear and hollow (like a tiny glass tube).
Although polar bears fur and underfur (there are actually two layers of polar bear fur) are both white, the skin of the polar bear is actually black. You can find more information here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polar_bear
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