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...
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...
Although most polar bears are born on land, they spend most of their time at sea.
Their scientific name means "maritime bear", and derives from this fact. Polar ...
Complete facts and information on polar bears, including size, feeding habits,
cubs, snow dens, adaptations to the Arctic, and population status. Plus gorgeous
(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 »
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
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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 ...