The family Ursidae has eight species of omnivorous bears that have large claws and teeth; small eyes and ears; short tails; and long, rough fur. They range in weight from 55 pounds for the sun bear of Asia to 1,700 pound... More »

Bears are not part of the pig family. Bears come from the Ursidae family, while pigs are part of the Suidae family. Both bears and pigs have the same infraclass, Theria, which includes all mammals the have placentas such... More »

The scientific classification of the polar bear is in the kingdom Animalia, phylum Chordata, class Mammalia, order Carnivora, family Ursidae, genus Ursus and species maritimus. The polar bear's binomial name is Ursus mar... More »

Some adaptations of brown bears are their incredible strength, long claws, thick layers of fur and fat, and exceptional sense of smell. Their adaptations can allow them to live up to 25 years in the wild. More »

Predators possess excellent senses to find their prey, and their bodies are engineered with fangs, sharp claws and teeth, or beaks; some are even armed with poison. Predation refers to the relationship of two animals in ... More »

Some adaptations of the fennec fox include its large ears, its fur and its unique kidneys. Because the fennec fox is native to the desert environment of northern Africa, it has learned to cope with the heat by becoming n... More »

Insects do not have ears like those of a human, but some species are able to hear through similar structures. In most of these species, the tympanal organ serves a similar purpose to the human eardrum. More »

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