The Arctic Ice Sheet Polar Bear Roams The Wilderness

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In the Arctic Ice Sheets polar bear roams the wilderness. There may be other bears in the arctic, but the polar bear is the largest land carnivore in the wilderness. The polar bear may look like any other bear, but they are different. Now since the ice caps are melting the polar bear are in great threat of going extinct. The taxonomic group that the polar bear falls under is the Ursidae Group( Tanya Dewey and Phil Myers). Bears inhabit the world all except Australia and Antarctica. Although, they are all in the same group they have different characteristics and different habitats. The Ursidae Group can affect their habitats in good ways and bad ways. The polar bear can hinder the population of breeding seals and elk which is a bad thing, but the brown bear can spread seeds around in their feces(Tanya Dewey and Phil Myers). But, without them other species would overpopulate the world. Each bear in the Ursidae Group is unique, but they all share a lot in common. Bears are strong animals that vary in sizes, but they all have the same strength. They can range from twenty-five to sixty-five kilograms or up to eight hundred kilograms(Tanya Dewey and Phil Myers). In the wild it is most common for the males to be larger than their female counterparts, sometimes you could run across a male that is twice the size of the female. When looking at each bear some characteristics show on each one. Some include small, rounded ears, small eyes, and short tails (Tanya Dewey and

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