35 Interesting And Useful Facts About Polar Bears

35 Interesting And Useful Facts About Polar Bears

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2. Polar bears cool off either by jumping into the water or by rolling in the snow.

3. February 27th is the International Polar Bear Day.

4. Polar bears fur is oily and water repellent.

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6. Polar bears are the largest carnivore that lives on earth.

7. Polar bears fur is thicker than any other bears.

8. Polar bears are marine mammals like whales, dolphins and seals. They are mostly found on the Arctic sea ice.

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10. The liver of the polar bear contains 10 times more vitamin A than any other animal on Earth.

11. Polar bears fur cover even their feet for warmth and traction on ice.

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13. Polar bears have a thick layer of blubber beneath their fur that provides buoyancy and insulation.

14. Polar bears have black skin to absorb heat.

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16. Males and non-breeding female polar bears don’t hibernate in winter, like brown bears.

17. Polar bears feed almost on the seals.

18. Polar bears fur is transparent, though it appears to be white.

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20. Polar bears are only found in Arctic.

21. Female polar bears reach maturity at the age of 4 or 5.

22. Polar bears have one or two cubs at a time.

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24. Polar bears can live up to 25 years in the wild.

25. Polar bears have special liver that can process the seal fat they eat. Seal fat has a lot of vitamin A in their blubber to survive and grow quickly.

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27. Polar bears have amazing sense of smell that helps them to detect seals from up to 16km away.

28. Polar bears are at the top of the food chain.

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30. Polar bears generally are solitary and hunt alone, except when mating, when a female is raising her cubs forming a family group.

31. There are between 20,000 and 25,000 polar bears in the world.

32. Polar bears usually spend most of their time at sea, hunting.

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34. Polar bear was the mascot for Winter Olympics in 1998 in Calgary, Canada.

35. Polar bears are found in Canada, Alaska, Russia, Greenland and Norway.

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