- Polar bears are classified as vulnerable which is one classification away from endangered.
- They are affected by climate change, extractives and human wildlife conflict.
- Global warming is melting the arctic sea that they depend on which is particularly affecting their numbers.
- Polar bears live and hunt alone but can be social too!
- They are the biggest land-based carnivores in the world but spend most of their life around water and ice.
- They can swim for hours between two pieces of ice.
To find out more or to adopt a polar bear through WWF please follow the link below