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Polar Bear


hermella negash

on 31 May 2013

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Polar Bears
‘Ursus Maritimus’. By: Hermella N, Skyler K, Anastasia M Polar Bears Pictures/Facts Facts About Polar Bear!!! Picture Picture Sources What do Polar Bears Contribute
(What is their value) Pictures What additional action could humans take to protect? What habitat do polar bear live in? Why is it conducive to their survival? What are humans doing to protect Polar Bears Polar Bears The bears live in the Entire Circumpolar Arctic region. Polar Bears live on water and land. Plus they are excellent Swimmers. Climate Change: Cause Polar Bears Need the ice during the spring time the ice melts.
Toxic Pollution: Bears that have high POPs (persistent organic pollutants) and low Vitamin A witch means they cant fight off disease and affects there growth and reproduction.
Oil and Gas: Reduce, Poisoning, Disturbance, Destruction of habitat
Overharvesting: Hunting polar Bears There is a group called The defenders they protect animals from harmful things. Like how they protect Polar bears from extinction They protect polar bears by making a permanent protection for humans not to come to alaska and drill in holes to get gas. That's why they made a group called the defenders. They could ask more people to donate money.
They could lower the price to adopt a polar bear.
Buy polar bears
Donate money to any foundation that supports polar bears.
Clean up a safe environment for them.
Inform people about polar bears. Adult males 550-1700 lbs (250-771 kg); females 200-700 lbs (91-318 kg) Entire Circumpolar Arctic region Entire Circumpolar Arctic region What are the major threats to Polar Bear population. http://www.polarbearsinternational.org/about-polar-bears/essentials/history http://www.endangeredpolarbear.com/habitat.html http://wwf.panda.org/what_we_do/where_we_work/arctic/wildlife/polar_bear/threats/ http://www.endangeredpolarbear.com http://www.defenders.org/polar-bear/polar-bears-101 Entire Circumpolar Arctic region Polar Bear Entire Circumpolar Arctic region Entire Circumpolar Arctic region Entire Circumpolar Arctic region Polar Bear Why are polar bears important to us/Earth Polar bears have to live in the artic because of their fur. They would be over heated by they're fur When something is wrong with polar bears then we no something is going on to the ecosystem in the Arctic. Height 8 to 10 feet (2.4 - 3m) Weight http://www.defenders.org/polar-bear/basic-facts Lifespan 20 - 25 years Polar bears have black skin under there white fur
Polar Bears about 42 teeth
Scientific name for Polar Bears is ‘Ursus Maritimus’. http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/sciencefacts/animals/polarbear.html Fun Facts Hermella Hermella Skyler Skyler Anastsia Anastia Hermella Skyler Polar Bears are the highest in the food chain so there in charge of the population of other species. Polar bears Swimming Hermella Polar Bear
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