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Polar bear - Wikipedia


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 bear | Basic Facts About Polar Bears | Defenders of Wildlife


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

Polar Bears International: Home


Information and research, FAQ from an organization dedicated to saving polar bears.

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 - National Wildlife Federation


Learn about the biology, range and behavior of polar bears.

Polar Bear Profile With Pictures, Facts and Map


Polar bears live along shores and on sea ice in the icy cold Arctic.

Polar bear diet | WWF


Because the polar bear's body requires a diet based on large amounts of seal fat, they are the most carnivorous member of the bear family. Food can be hard to ...

Ursus maritimus (Polar Bear) - IUCN Red List


Phipps (1774) first described the Polar Bear as a distinct species and named it Ursus maritimus. Other names were suggested including Thalassarctos, ...

Polar Bear | San Diego Zoo Animals & Plants


Baby, it's cold outside! Perhaps no other animal symbolizes the frozen tundra regions of the Earth as do polar bears. They live on ice and snow, but that's not a  ...