Top 50 Reasons to Care about Polar Bears: Animals in Peril

Top 50 Reasons to Care about Polar Bears: Animals in Peril

by Rebecca E. Hirsch




Besides being well known for their white coats and giant size, polar bears possess many other unique traits that make them special! Did you know that polar bear fur is not actually white but transparent? Or that their skin is black to absorb sunlight? And polar bears can swim more than 60 miles without resting! Read fifty fun facts about polar bears that make these magnificent creatures a species worth saving from extinction, and learn how you can help!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780766034587
Publisher: Enslow Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 04/01/2010
Series: Top 50 Reasons to Care about Endangered Animals Series
Pages: 104
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 10 - 13 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction 4

Getting to know Polar Bears 6

Arctic Adaptations 16

Finding Food 30

Raising Cubs 48

Polar Bears in Culture 60

Threats to Polar Bears 74

Polar Near Conservation 88

Glossary 100

Further Reading 102

Source Notes 103

Index 104

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