The Polar Bear is a species from the Ursus genus. It is native largely within the Arctic Circle encompassing the Arctic Ocean, its surrounding seas and surrounding land masses.
It is the world's largest land Carnivora and also the largest bear, together with the omnivorous Kodiak Bear, which is approximately the same size. A boar (adult male) weighs around 350–680 kg (770–1,500 lb), while a sow (adult female) is about half that size. Their fur is not actually white, but clear.
The polar bear is the most, if not, sole carnivorous member of the bear family, and most of its diet consists of ringed and bearded seals. The Arctic is home to millions of seals, which become prey when they surface in holes in the ice in order to breathe, or when they haul out on the ice to rest. Polar bears hunt primarily at the interface between ice, water, and air; they only rarely catch seals on land or in open water. Polar bears also eat fish.
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Fictional Polar Bears Edit
A polar bear is the face of the Ahh! Laska hot chocolate manufacturer.