Today is International Polar Bear Day! It’s a day dedicated to celebrating and protecting polar bears in the wild. Here are some fun facts about polar bears for you to learn and share!
- Polar bears live in cold and snowy areas of Canada, Russia, Alaska, Greenland, Norway and the Arctic.
- Polar bears have amazing noses! They can smell their food up to 16 km (10 miles) away!
- While adult polar bears are around 2.5 meters long and weigh about 680 kg, their newborn cubs are only the size of a guinea pig!
- Polar bears don’t have white fur, it’s actually transparent! It reflects light to help them blend into their surroundings.
What do you think about these polar bear facts? Let us know in the comments!