Polar bears find their food in holes, in the ice or they attempt to find their food — which includes reindeer, waterfowl, kelp and berries — along the shore. Polar bears generally rely on still hunting, in which they sit... More »

The polar bear is at the top of the food chain for arctic animals, helping to control the seal population by feeding almost exclusively on seals. Polar bears rely on the high fat content of seals to fuel their bodies and... More »

Polar bears do not consume penguins because both penguins and polar bears live on opposite poles and never encounter one another. Penguins live in Antarctica, while polar bears live in the Arctic. Polar bears are carnivo... More » Pets & Animals Mammals Bears
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