Facts about Polar Bears

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Interesting Facts about Polar Bears
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  • Fact 1 - Definition: The polar bear (Ursus maritimus) is a white bear of arctic regions. They can be found in the U.S. (Alaska), Canada, Russia, Denmark (Greenland), and Norway
  • Fact 2 - The polar bear is the worlds biggest bear, males can grow up to 11 feet long and weigh over 1500 pounds and females about half this size
  • Fact 3 - The polar bear is classified as an endangered species, with 8 of the 19 polar bear subpopulations in decline
  • Fact 4 - Global warming as the most significant threat to the polar bear
  • Fact 5 - The name of a male is referred to as a boar or he-bear and the name of a female is referred to as a sow or she-bear
  • Fact 6 - The name or offspring, or a baby bear, is a cub
  • Fact 7 - The average size of a litter is one to four cubs
  • Fact 8 - scientific name 'Ursus maritimus' derives from the Latin meaning 'maritime bear'
  • Fact 9 - Polar bears are superbly insulated from the cold by up to 10 cm (3.9 in) of blubber
  • Fact 10 - Their white fur coat usually yellows with age and they rarely live beyond 25 years
  • Fact 11 - Polar bears enter a state of walking hibernation where their metabolism slows
  • Fact 12 - The bear's large feet are like snowshoes
  • Fact 13 - They don't drink water - they get all the liquids that they need from the animals that they eat
  • Fact 14 - Only humans prey on, or hunt, polar bears
  • Fact 15 - Polar bear babies weigh a little more than a pound when they are born

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