Sea Creature Fun Facts: Polar Bears

The polar bear is a marine mammal. Its scientific name is Ursus maritimus, which means “sea bear.” -- Polar Bears can eat almost anything –  ringed seals, bearded seal, walrus, reindeer, and even whales. -- They can be found in 5 different countries - Greenland, Norway, Canada, Russia, and USA. -- They can typically be found along or near coasts and islands and on floating ice.

For more information about polar bears and Arctic wildlife, see the new IMAX® film "To The Arctic 3D" opening in select IMAX Theatres starting April 20, 2012. "To The Arctic 3D" is a MacGillivray Freeman Film from Warner Bros. Pictures and IMAX Corporation.

 


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