Unlike many animals, bears do not have tails. In the place of a tail, a bear has a flap of skin on its backside. More »

No one knows exactly why the back side of a coin is called "tails," but it is easy to understand why the front side is called "heads." Common sense dictates that the reverse side would naturally bear the name of a body p... More »

Airplane tail numbers are essentially what VIN numbers are to cars; they use a series of alphanumeric codes to identify the country of origin, flight path, tax status and plane class, such as commercial or private. Airpl... More »

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Bears eat plants, insects, fish and other animals. Although they're often thought of as carnivores and are even part of the Carnivora order, bears are actually opportunistic omnivores, meaning they subsist on both plant ... More »

Although polar bear cubs may be prey to other arctic carnivores, such as wolves, the only animals to naturally predate on adult polar bears and cubs are other polar bears. Cannibalism among polar bears is generally a res... More »

According to the National Wildlife Foundation, there are an estimated 32,500 grizzly bears remaining in the wild in the United States as of 2014. Of these, 31,000 are in Alaska, and the remainder are spread throughout th... More »

Kinkajous have large eyes, furry bodies and prehensile tails that make them resemble primates, but they are actually close relatives of raccoons and coatis. Kinkajous are omnivorous mammals in the Procyonidae family. The... More »

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