Polar Bears live in the Arctic and the Antarctic, the coldest environments in the world. They depend on their thick insulating fur to keep them warm. Although stark white, under that huge coat is black skin, which allows them to soak up the heat of the sun when available. Polar Bears even have fur on the bottom of their paws for warmth and for grip.
Females give birth during the Winter, usually to twins that stay with her for approximately 28 month until they are able to care for themselves. With no natural enemies, these carnivores can live up to 25 years old and weigh up to 1600 pounds. Their primary diet is seal, but they will not pass up an abandoned carcass, like whale, for a free meal. With no fear of humans, when the Polar Bear’s world overlaps into a human world things can become quite deadly.