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  • The polar bear is generally considered the largest bear on Earth.
  • The second largest is brown bear from U.S. (Alaska).
  • Polar bears habitats in Artic Circle.
  • Polar Bear average Weight is 2,000 pounds (800 kg.)
  • Its average length is 8 feet.
  • Its average life span is about 25 to 30 years.
  • The baby polar bear is smaller than human babies when they’re born.
  • Polar bear cubs are 12 to 14 inches long and weigh around one pound.
  • The hairs don’t get easily wet, which allows them to shake free of water and any ice that may form after swimming.
  • It has black skin which uses to soaks up the sun’s heat and helps them stay warm.
  • Polar bears have 4 inch layer of fat underneath their skin. This prevents them from losing any of their heat.
  • Polar bears have wide front paws which allows them to swim easily.
  • Paw pads with rough surfaces prevent polar bears from slipping up on the ice.
  • They are excellent swimmers, they can swim 150 kilometers at a stretch.
  • It preferely eat seals and sometimes fishes.
  • The polar bear have a special liver which allows them to process all of the seal fat.
  • A polar bear’s liver contains 10 times more vitamin A than any other animal on earth.
  • The World Conservation Union (IUCN) estimates that there are between 20,000-25,000 polar bears in the world.
  • Humans are the polar bears only predator. Not a good Sign !!.
  • Basically Polar Bears are considered marine mammals – just like seals, whales and dolphins.
  • Polar bears are the largest land carnivores in the world.
  • They spend much of their time on Arctic sea ice.
  • Polar bear is considered as one of the largest animals on earth.

 

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