What is the classification for a polar bear?
Ursus maritimus is Latin for “sea bear”. The polar bear is the only bear considered to be a marine mammal. It is only partially aquatic though, and the least aquatic of all marine mammals.
What are the 7 classifications of a polar bear?
- Kingdom: Animalia.
- Phylum: Chordata.
- Class: Mammalia.
- Order: Carnivora (15 families)
- Family: Ursidae (bears)
- Genus: Ursus (bears)
- Species: Ursus maritimus (polar bear)
- Describer (Date): Phipps (1774:p.185) A Voyage Towards North Pole, London: J. Nourse for Ursus maritimus.
How many species of polar bear are there?
What are the 7 species of bears?
Why are polar bears in Kingdom Animalia?
Are grizzly and polar bears the same species?
What are all the species of bear?
What is the biggest bear species?
What is a female polar bear called?
What are 5 things polar bears eat?
How many polar bears are left?
What are some names of polar bears?
Can polar bears swim?
Do polar bears eat polar bears?
What color is a polar bear?
What eats polar bear?
Can polar bears survive without ice?
Do polar bears breathe oxygen?
What is the oldest polar bear?
Debby (polar bear)
|Debby in 2008|
|Born||c. 1966 Soviet Union|
|Died||17 November 2008 (aged 41–42) Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada|
|Known for||Oldest polar bear recorded|
Why is bear meat poisonous?
As omnivores, bears often carry the larvae of a nasty parasite, Trichina spiralis. Eating undercooked bear meat can cause trichinosis, which can cause severe sickness or even death in humans. That’s why bear is most often cooked in stews, chilis, braises, or in well-cooked sausage.