Polar Bear Ursus maritimus

Polar Bears
Polar Bear
Polar Bears live in the northern polar regions mainly within the Arctic Circle. They have thick, insulating, off-white fur.
Polar Bear
Polar Bear
Polar Bear
The Polar Bear is the largest land-based carnivore, although, as its scientific name indicates, it spends a lot of time in the sea.
Polar Bear swimming
Polar Bear swimming
Despite their heavy fur, they swim well.
Polar Bear
Polar Bears
Polar Bear
Their main diet is seals, using sea ice to hunt.
Polar Bear
Polar Bear
Polar Bear
With the significant reduction in sea ice caused by a warming climate, the Polar Bear is classed as vulnerable.