The polar bear is a carnivorous marine mammal that lives exclusively in the Arctic. A female polar bear typically gives birth to one or two cubs per litter. Male adult polar bears can weigh as much as 1700 pounds and be ... More »

There are some amazing facts about polar bears at the websites of Polar Bears International, Defenders of Wildlife and National Geographic. Some examples include the fact that polar bears are the world's largest land car... More »

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Polar bears live in an icy habitat located in the Arctic or northern regions of the Earth around the North Pole. The countries located in the polar bear's range include Canada, Russia, Greenland, Norway and the United St... More »

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Polar bears are large, carnivorous predators that live in the Arctic. They are the largest land predator on Earth, and unlike other bears who forage for nuts and berries, live almost entirely on meat. More »

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The male polar bear measures 8 to 9 feet and weighs between 550 and 1320 pounds, while the female measures 6 to 7 feet and weighs between 200 and 700 pounds. Polar bears are the largest terrestrial carnivores, and the on... More »

A polar bear can live up to 18 years on average in the wild. In captivity, polar bears have been known to live up to 30 years. More »

Two adaptations of the polar bear are its white fur and its black skin. The fur, which is actually transparent, reflects sunlight and camouflages the bear as it makes its way along ice floes in the arctic. The bear's bla... More »