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Uploaded on Sunday 13 Nov 2011 by Peter Prokosch

Polar bears feeding on sea ice, Svalbard

Year: 2011 Taken by: Peter Prokosch
More than any other animal, the polar bear, Ursus maritimus, is recognized as the symbol of the Arctic. With white fur and a sub-skin blubber providing insulation, the polar bear has adapted to live in severe cold conditions. The polar bear finds the majority of its prey on the sea ice – mostly seals.
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