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 » Pets & Animals Mammals

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 » Pets & Animals Mammals Polar Bears

Female polar bears care for their young by feeding and protecting them from the time they are born until they are weaned at about 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 years of age. Males abandon females after mating and do not help to care fo... More » Pets & Animals Mammals Polar Bears
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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 » Pets & Animals Mammals

Polar bears are endangered. One of the greatest threats facing this animal is global warming, resulting in melting sea ice, which is an important component of the polar bear's habitat. According to pictures taken by sate... More » Pets & Animals Mammals

Polar bears rarely need to defend themselves because they are at the top of their respective food chain in the Arctic, but they can defend themselves with their large bodies and sharp teeth. The only true threats that th... More » Pets & Animals Mammals Polar Bears

Polar bears hunt their main prey, ringed seals, by waiting on the ice near breathing holes that the seals use for oxygen. Once the seals surface, the polar bears attack. Polar bears are creatures of opportunity, hunting ... More » Pets & Animals Mammals Bears