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There’s a shark in Greenland that eats polar bears and can live up to 200 years.
Licence plates in the Canadian Northwest Territories are shaped like polar bears.
Under their fur, polar bears have black skin.
The Polar Bear’s fur is not white but transparent.
Gummy bears first arrived at the U.S. in 1982.
Koala bears aren’t bears: They’re marsupials.
Teddy bears were named after U.S. President Theodore ‘Teddy’ Roosevelt.
Polar bears can smell its prey on the ice 20 miles (32 km) away.
Human pollution has caused the average length of polar bears’ penises to shrink.
In the 1st century AD, polar bears fought seals in Roman amphitheaters flooded with water.
Tigers are the only predators known to regularly prey on adult bears.
In the Bible, God sent two bears to murder 42 children because they had mocked a man for being bald.
Grizzly bears have a bite-force of over 8,000,000 pascals, enough to crush a bowling ball.
Polar bears are nearly invisible under infrared photography.
Russians take guns into space to protect themselves against bears if they land off-course.
Of the 8 species of bears, the polar bear is mostly carnivorous, the giant panda feeds almost entirely on bamboo and the remaining six species are omnivorous with varied diets.
Female bears give birth during the hibernation period, and are roused when doing so.
Polar bears can swim 60 miles (96 km) without stopping.
Two-thirds of the world’s polar bears live in Canada.
Bears do not urinate while they hibernate. Their bodies convert urine into protein and use it as food.