Gallery description : pictures of polar bears

Polar Bear usually inhabits coastal ice fields and floating ice. It has a fur skin type. The preferred food type is carnivore. Polar Bear (ursus maritimus) usually has a size 2m - 2.5m (6.5ft - 8.3ft). The maximum speed it is able to reach is 40kph (25mph). The average weight of the polar bear is 150kg - 600kg (330lbs - 1,322lbs). The life span is 20 - 30 years.

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Facts about polar bears
NamePolar Bear
Conservation StatusVulnerable
FamilyUrsidae
LifestyleDiurnal
Weight150kg - 600kg (330lbs - 1,322lbs)
PredatorsHumans
GroupMammal
OrderCarnivora
Top Speed40kph (25mph)
Common NamePolar bear
Life Span20 - 30 years
Size (L)2m - 2.5m (6.5ft - 8.3ft)
ClassMammalia
DietCarnivore
HabitatCoastal ice fields and floating ice
ColourClear, white, yellow
GenusUrsus
KingdomAnimalia
Skin TypeFur
PhylumChordata
PreySeal, walrus, seabirds
Scientific NameUrsus maritimus
Image Details
Description Pictures of polar bears. Update September 28, 2013: See also this follow-up post “Polar bears ...
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Heigh 960 pixels
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