Polar Bear Facts
• During the first 2 years a polar bear cub remains with its mother and learns the seasonal pattern of movement.
• As a cub, the polar bear’s head is small with delicate features and the fur is whiter than that of older bears. By 8 months, cub’s face begins to fill out. By 2-5 years old the face gets longer and as the facial muscles develop and the face gets wider.
• Polar bears range in color from silvery-white to light yellow to straw yellow. Mature males turn yellow as they age
• Seals are the dominate food of Polar bears which have an excellent sense of smell and can locate seals up to 40 miles away.