Learn about Polar Bears

Did you know?

POLAR BEARS ARE NOT WHITE

Polar bear fur is translucent, and only appearswhite because it reflects visible light. Beneath allthat thick fur, their skin is jet black.

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Learn about Polar Bears

Did you know?

POLAR BEARS ARE NOT WHITE

Polar bear fur is translucent, and only appears white because it reflects visible light. Beneath all that thick fur, their skin is jet black.

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There is less sea ice due to global warming.

They are currently listed as a vulnerable species, not endangered yet.

They are 12 inches in diameter! Their wide and long feet help disperse their hefty weight across snow and ice. They function similar to snowshoes!

On average, Polar Bears living in the Arctic will live around 20-25 years!

The Arctic!

There are 22,000 – 31,000 individuals currently!

Seals! They may even eat up to 150 pounds of meat at a time if they catch a large enough seal.

Polar bear fur is translucent, and only appears white because it reflects visible light. Beneath all that thick fur, their skin is jet black.

Male polar bears can weigh from 1,000-1,500 lbs (453-680 kg), and females weigh from 500-1,000 lbs (226-453 kgs)! Polar bear cubs weigh around 2 lbs (1 kg) when they are just born.

Up to 20 miles away!