Name: Polar Bear
Origin: Canada, Russia, Alaska, Greenland & Norway
Habitat: Arctic Sea Ice
Size: 2.4m-3m & 300k-700kg
Diet: Beluga Whales, Narwhals & Walruses
Predators: Cubs are vulnerable to other bears & wolves.
Attack/Defense: They sniff out holes dug by seals and sit patiently for hours waiting for the seals to come up for air and then attack, this is called ‘still hunting’
Conservation Status: Vulnerable
Life Expectancy: 18 years
- There skin is black this helps soak up the sunlight and keep them warm.
- There fur is not actually white it is transparent and reflects off the snow.
- They can sniff out prey from 16km away.