Endangered Polar Bears
Description - Color : White to creamy yellow
Size Range : 7.25 to 8 ft
Weight Range :900 to 1 , 600 pounds
Outstanding Characteristics- Black foot pads (papillae) , thick layer of blubber beneath their fur
Animal Habitat Description : edges of pack ice where currents and wind interact forming a continually melting and refreezing matrix of ice particles and leads
Where in the world is the animal found ? North America - U.S , Canada
Europe- Norway , Greenland
Food : Seal , scavenge on carasses of beluga , whales , walruses
Five Interesting Facts : 1. Polar bear babies weigh more than a pound first born
2. Only humans prey or hunt polar bears
3. Fur is oil and water repellent
4.Tend to overheat more than be cold
5. Don't hibernate
- Cant hunt
- losing their habitat
How many animals are estimated to be alive in the world ? 22,00 - 40,000
Role of the animal in the ecosystem and its importance in the global environment ?
-Polar bears are known as a keystone species , the apex of the ecosystem,they keep the biological population in balance. They're also a sign if health for the ecosystem. If the keystone species , a polar bear , is in trouble then that's a sign that the whole ecosystem is in trouble.
Why should the polar bear be saved ?
-In order for the biological population of the ecosystem to stay balanced polar bears are needed.Polar bears are also needed to help detect health issues of the ecosystem.
What conservative efforts are being made to save this animal ?
Protecting critical habitat
Reducing industrial impacts
Creating safer communities
Steps that can be taken to save this animal?
The steps that can be taken to save this animals according to the website Social Interactions Transportation Home and Work Dining Table Marketplace are
- Social Interaction
- Home and Work