Thursday, April 19, 2012
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The polar bear (Ursus maritimus) is a bear native to the Arctic Ocean and its surrounding seas. The world's largest carnivore found on land, a title it shares with the Kodiak Bear,an adult male polar bear weights around 400–680 kg (880–1,500 lb), while an adult female is about half that size. The polar bear is classified as a vulnerable species, with 5 of the 19 polar bear sub population in decline.