Gallery description : polar bears

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

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Facts about polar bears
NamePolar Bear
Life Span20 - 30 years
Scientific NameUrsus maritimus
LifestyleDiurnal
PreySeal, walrus, seabirds
FamilyUrsidae
Weight150kg - 600kg (330lbs - 1,322lbs)
Skin TypeFur
GenusUrsus
Top Speed40kph (25mph)
ColourClear, white, yellow
Size (L)2m - 2.5m (6.5ft - 8.3ft)
DietCarnivore
Conservation StatusVulnerable
PredatorsHumans
GroupMammal
ClassMammalia
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
Common NamePolar bear
OrderCarnivora
HabitatCoastal ice fields and floating ice
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Description Polar bears. Photo: Polar bear swimming
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