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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.
If you eat a polar bear liver, you’ll die. Humans can’t handle that much vitamin A.
The Polar Bear’s fur is not white but transparent.
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.
Polar bears are nearly invisible under infrared photography.
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.
Polar bears can swim 60 miles (96 km) without stopping.
Two-thirds of the world’s polar bears live in Canada.
Reindeer are one of the only mammals that can see UV light, allowing them to see lichen, polar bears against the snow, and urine trails.
50% of female polar bears also have a penis.
Polar bears can eat as many as 86 penguins in a single sitting. (If they lived in the same place)
All polar bears alive today can trace their ancestry back to one female brown bear who lived in Ireland 50,000 years ago.
The polar bear is one of the only large land mammals that has absolutely no fear of man. It will stalk people at every chance and has been known to charge large groups of hunters, sometimes into heavy gunfire, not slowing down even after its vital organs have been hit repeatedly.
A newborn polar bear cub weighs only twice as much as a newborn human—about 15 pounds. Yet when fully grown, polar bears reach weights up to 1,600 pounds.
Polar bears can eat as many as 86 penguins in a single sitting.