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...
Complete facts and information on polar bears, including size, feeding habits,
cubs, snow dens, adaptations to the Arctic, and population status. Plus gorgeous
Polar bears live in the circumpolar north in areas where they can hunt their
primary prey, ice seals. They are found in Canada (home to roughly 60% of the ...
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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.
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 ...
Polar bears can exist in a passive, neutral, or hostile state. The cubs are passive;
adults are neutral, but they will become hostile if attacked. If a cub is attacked, ...
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
Approximate worldwide winter distribution of polar bears (light gray). Polar bears
are distributed throughout most ice-covered seas of the Northern Hemisphere.