What is a female polar bear called?

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Female polar bears are called sows and the male bears are called boars, while their offspring's are called cubs. A male polar bear can weigh up to 2 - 3 times as much as a female bear. Polar bears are exceptional swimmers and can hold their breath for about two minutes by closing their nostrils without pinching their noses.
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A female polar bear is called a sow.
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The female bear is known as a sow. Bears usually like to wander around of their own and the males and females come together only to mate and make baby bears called cubs. To find more
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Polar bears have clear, hollow fur, which appears white. Their nose pad, eyes and lips are black. They have partially webbed feet and sharp claws. Male polar bears grow 8 to 9 feet
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In winter, polar bears sleep in shallow pits they dig in the snow with their sides
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A female polar bear is called a sow. Adult females are smaller than the male (boar), measuring 1.8 - 2.5 meters (6 - 8 feet) and weighing 100 - 300 kilograms (200 - 660 pounds). Cubs are born weighing about 600 grams (1.3 pounds) and are about 30 cm (12 inches) long.
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