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Several adaptations have allowed polar bears to live in the Arctic, primarily their two thick layers of fur for insulation. With their thick fur, polar bears' metabolic rate and bo...

Polar Bear
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora Family: Ursidae Genus: Ursus
Species: Ursus maritimus
Unlike Black and Grizzly bears, which are primarily nocturnal, the Polar Bear may be active at any time of the day or year, searching for prey on long summer days and sometimes on long winter nights. Adaptations to its Arctic... More »
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The polar bear (Ursus maritimus) is a carnivorous bear whose native range lies largely within the Arctic Circle, encompassing the Arctic Ocean, its surrounding ...

Polar Bears, Polar Bear Pictures, Polar Bear Facts - National ...


Learn all you wanted to know about polar bears with pictures, videos, photos, facts, and news from National Geographic.

Polar bears (Ursus maritimus) are the second largest species of bears, smaller than only the brown bear . They have two basic hunting tactics, stalking (which involves slowly moving towards their prey and when close enough, charging in for the attack) and still hunting... More »
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polar bear | Basic Facts About Polar Bears | Defenders of Wildlife


Learn about the size, habitat, diet, population, and behavior of the polar bear.

Polar Bear Facts & Information | Polar Bears International


Complete facts and information on polar bears, including size, feeding habits, cubs, snow dens, adaptations to the Arctic, and population status. Plus gorgeous  ...

Polar Bear | Species | WWF


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 Bear | San Diego Zoo Animals


The polar bear is the newest of the eight bear species, and scientists believe that the polar bear evolved about 200,000 years ago from brown bear ancestors.

Polar Bear InfoBook | SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment


Learn all about polar bears, extraordinary predators of the Arctic, threatened by a disappearing habitat.

Popular Q&A
Q: What Is a Polar Bear's Defense?
A: A polar bear has to defend itself from two fundamental aspects of nature: starvation and cold. It's the top land predator of its environment and rarely has to u... Read More »
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Q: How to Hunt Polar Bears.
A: 1. Plan your trip. The most successful time to hunt polar bear is between February and April of each year. This is when the bears are most mobile and looking fo... Read More »
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Q: How smart are polar bears?
A: Bears in general are quite intelligent and considered to be the most intelligent North American land mammal.  They have complex social structures, have been tra... Read More »
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Q: How to Draw a Polar Bear.
A: Two Methods: A Cartoon Polar Bear. A Traditional Polar Bear. Polar bears are considered to be the largest bear today. They are a threatened species and mostly l... Read More »
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Q: How to Be a Polar Bear
A: 1 Start Wearing White Clothes . 2 Wear a coat all of the time . (white coats are best) 3 Shower with cold (or moderately cold) water . 4 Get a good nights sleep... Read More »
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