How Do Polar Bears Adapt to Their Habitat?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 16, 2020 9:14:59 AM ET
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According to Polar Bears International, polar bears have adapted to challenges facing the species since it evolved and are currently in the process of adapting to new challenges, such as climate change. According to Defenders of Wildlife, polar bears have thick fur and blubber that adapt them to their environment by keeping them warm and buoyant. They also evolved large feet that help them to swim.