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Climate change affects polar bears in many negative ways, including decreased access to food, lower survival rates for cubs, damages to polar bear dens and a decrease in overall polar bear population. Many scientists poi...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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The adult polar bear is considered the top of the arctic food chain, with its only predators being other polar bears and humans. There is an increasing amount of polar bear cannibalism due to a lack of other foods to mee...

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Generally, killer whales will not eat polar bears, but because they can be opportunistic eaters, if a polar bear presents itself as food the whale may eat it. However, the two animals typically leave each other alone.

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One specialized feature of polar bear anatomy is their development of webbed feet. Polar bears are highly efficient swimmers and are capable of traveling for hours at a time in the water without resting. Individual bears...

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