The polar bear (Ursus maritimus) is a carnivorous bear whose native range lies
largely within ... Polar bears hunt their preferred food of seals from the edge of
sea ice, often living off fat reserv...
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cubs, snow dens, adaptations to the Arctic, and population status. Plus gorgeous
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Polar bears are the largest land carnivores in the world, rivaled only by the
Kodiak brown bears of southwestern Alaska. Polar bears sit at the top of the food
Polar bears live along shores and on sea ice in the icy cold Arctic.
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General Description: Polar bears are large bears. They have strong legs with
large, flattened feet with some webbing between their toes that help with walking
Polar bears are classified as marine mammals because they spend most of their
lives on the sea ice of the Arctic Ocean. They have a thick layer of body fat and ...
Male polar bears (boars) grow two to three times the size of females (sows).
Boars weigh about 350 to more than 650 kg (772-1,433 lb.) and are about 2.5 to
3 m ...
Approximate worldwide winter distribution of polar bears (light gray). Polar bears
are distributed throughout most ice-covered seas of the Northern Hemisphere.