The polar bear (Ursus maritimus) is a carnivorous bear whose native range lies
largely within the Arctic Circle, encompassing the Arctic Ocean, its surrounding ...
Learn about the size, habitat, diet, population, and behavior of the polar bear.
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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 ...
Learn about the biology, range and behavior of polar bears.
Polar bears live along shores and on sea ice in the icy cold Arctic.
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 ...
Phipps (1774) first described the Polar Bear as a distinct species and named it
Ursus maritimus. Other names were suggested including Thalassarctos, ...
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