It is International Polar Bear Day!!!
What? You say. Yes! We say.
Today, February 27th is a day to honor the fun, frisky, fantastic polar bear and if you need a reason to celebrate this chill loving animal, here it is: the polar bear helps bring attention to the problem of global warming because from it's frosty white fur to its home in the world's coldest places...the polar bear is all about ice.
In honor of our icy friends, we're sharing our favorite polar bear facts:
- Polar bears are the largest carnivores on land, but their diet is made up mainly of two kinds of seals.
- There are only 20,000-25,000 polar bears in the world.
- Polar Bears are as comfortable in the water as on land and are categorized as marine mammals.
- Male polar bears can weigh up to 1500 pounds but baby polar bears are born weighing only one pound.
- Polar Bears can smell seals from a mile away.
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