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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 »

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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 »

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Polar bears are endangered because of global warming, which negatively affects their natural habitat. Other threats to the polar bear population are pollution, poaching and unregulated hunting. More »

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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 »

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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 »

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Polar bears large paws are an adaptation feature, which allows polar bears to spread their weight on snow and ice more effectively. The paws act like snowshoes for balancing the significant weight polar bears have. Fur o... More »

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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 »

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