What a polar bear looks like • Bears look white but their fur is actually transparent clear with no colour. • A Polar Bears foot is 30 centimetres long and it is as long as a ruler. • They have very thick layer of blubber. • If a mother Polar Bear is cross with her cubs she will whack them around the head with her paw.
Diet - what does a polar bear eat ? • They wait still and silent for a seal to come out of its hole in the ice . • They can knock the seal out with one sharp thump on the head. • Their favourite food is a seal. • Bears can smell a seal from a long way away.
Habitat of a Polar Bear • Polar Bears can be found all around the arctic in Alaska, Canada, Russia and Greenland. • In winter they dig shallow pits to sleep in. • They lie with their backs to the wind. • Blizzards blow snow up around them and this helps them to stay warm.
Something special about a polar bear • Polar Bears can see well under water. • If a Polar Bear wants to play it wags its head from side to side . • If one Polar Bear wants to ask another Polar Bear for food it gives a nose to nose greeting. • Although they live alone but Polar Bears look out for one or another and treat one or another with respect. • They communicate with different kinds of body language and also with their voices.