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Polar Bears

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Kimberley Schmidt

on 12 June 2013

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Transcript of Polar Bears

Polar Bear Facts Due to Climate Change In Conclusion, The effect of climate change having on polar bears is, that it is destroying the polar bears habitat, which causes the polar bears to starve and be left homeless, this then eventually causes the polar bears to be left to have to swim too far of a distance, to find stable land. Which is decreasing the population of Polar Bears, left in the world. Polar bears are starting to become an opposing threat to the human society, due to in the past 20 years in Canada, there has been 6 humans killed by polar bears, as well as 1 in Norway.

Although there has been not many attacks, in the future this could change, due to polar bears thinking humans are an opposing threat. What is the effect of climate change having on polar bears? What is the effect of Climate Change having on Polar Bears? Polar bears are forced to swim vast distances in order to find stable ground and ice.

Climate change, causes Polar bears-
Habitat to destruct
Dens and ice caves to melt
To be left forced to starve
Homeless Climate Change Are polar bears a threat to the
human society? Polar bears are the worlds largest carnivore and the largest bear in the world.
The adult male polar bear weighs around 350kg, and an adult female polar bear weighs around 150-250kg.
There are around 20 000 - 25 000 polar bears left in the world.
Female polar bears usually give birth to twins.
Polar bears can swim on average for up to 5 days straight.
The longest recorded distance swam by a polar bear is 687km, which was swam in 9 days. By Kimberley Schmidt Introduction Conclusion Polar Bears Specifically designed paws, which have 5 claws, specially designed for walking, having better traction on ice and for hunting their prays. Polar Bear Video Polar Bear Features Dark skin, which absorbs the heat, and thick fur and blubber, which insulates the polar bears to keep them warm.
Longer necks, to help keep them above water when swimming. Polar Bear Information A Polar Bears diet consists of Land mammals, such as Arctic Foxes Ringed and bearded seals Polar bears are Carnivores, which means they are meat eaters and feeds on the flesh of animals. Polar bears live in Antarctica, the United States, Canada, Russia, Greenland and Norway. They live in unthinkable conditions, due to freezing cold temperatures, such as -45° in the Winter to 25° in Summer. Although Polar bears may deceive their looks, they are really one vicious animal. With the biggest threat today facing polar bears is climate change. Causes of Climate Change Humans- Litter and produce and release chemical emissions, gases and pollution. The weather, causes the sun to release sun rays, which melts the arctic ice, as well as strong winds which makes the ice melt faster. Polar Bear Video The composite or generally prevailing weather conditions of a region, as temperature, air pressure, humidity, precipitation, sunshine, cloudiness, and winds, throughout the year, and averaged over a series of years. Birds, fish, shellfish, and some species of plants Climate change is also caused by pollution, and, gas and chemical emissions. Sharp Canine teeth to grasp their preys The definition of climate change is
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