A polar bear diving into water


Polar Bears

All About Polar Bears

Polar bears are most recognized by their white appearance, one of the many adaptations to their Arctic habitat.  Did you know that a polar bear’s fur is not actually white?  While they appear white or tan in color, the outer coat is actually made up of transparent hairs that appear white because of their reflective qualities.


Learn more about polar bears, including where they live, how they hunt, and how we can help continue the conservation of these incredible animals

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