Polar Bear Facts For Kids Ages 6-8
In the Clouducated Kids Nonfiction Book, Polar Bear Facts For Kids, you will learn many interesting facts about polar bears.
- Polar bears are powerful: Polar bears are incredibly powerful animals that live in the Arctic where temperatures are below zero!
- Polar bears have blubber: Like other marine mammals, polar bears have lots of blubber to keep them warm. Polar bears have two layers of hair that keep them warm too.
- Polar bears are large predators: Male polar bears are called boars. When a male polar bear stands on its hind legs it can be over 10 feet (3 m) tall! Polar bears are the largest predators on land!
- Polar bears eat seals: Predators hunt and kill other animals for food. Seals are a polar bear’s favorite food. A polar bear waits by a hole in the ice for a seal to poke its head out. A polar bear can wait a long time to catch a seal! An adult polar bear can eat about 100-150 pounds (45-70 kg) of food at one meal!
- Polar bears go inland: During the late spring, polar bears go inland to find food as the ice melts and breaks apart. Polar bears will eat almost anything, including garbage from nearby camps or towns.
- Polar bears mate:During the spring, from late March to early June, male and female polar bears get together to mate on the sea ice. The mating couple stays together for a few days or more and then they go their separate ways. Males are not involved in raising the babies. Adult male polar bears will eat polar bear babies if they get the chance.
In Polar Bear Facts For Kids you will learn:
- Are Polar Bears Warm-Blooded Mammals?
- Are Polar Bears Omnivores?
- What Do Polar Bears Eat?
- How Do Polar Bears Hunt?
- How Big Are Polar Bears?
- What Is Blubber?
- Do Polar Bears Swim?
- Do Polar Bears Hibernate?
- Where Do Polar Bears Give Birth?
- What Are Baby Polar Bears Called?
- How Do Polar Bear Mothers Take Care Of Their Cubs?