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 »

Some adaptations for the grizzly bear are long, powerful claws, keen sense of smell and hibernating through the winter. Grizzly bears in the wild can live up to 30 years. More »

According to Polar Bears International, polar bears have adapted to challenges facing the species since it evolved and are currently in the process of adapting to new challenges, such as climate change. According to Defe... More »

Many of the animals that live in the taiga biome developed different physical and behavioral adaptations, such as hibernating and developing fur or more layers of feathers to survive in this very cold environment. The Ca... More »

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 »

Adult brown bears defend themselves by using their paws, which are equipped with 4-inch-long, razor-sharp claws. Often they engage in threatening postures and vocalizations in an attempt to drive off perceived threats be... 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 »