<p><br> With their slightly webbed paws and powerful muscles, polar bears are excellent swimmers. Their favorite meal is seals, but they will eat anything they can catch, even scavenging through garbage in areas where their habitat overlaps with humans.</p>

Wet Polar Bear


With their slightly webbed paws and powerful muscles, polar bears are excellent swimmers. Their favorite meal is seals, but they will eat anything they can catch, even scavenging through garbage in areas where their habitat overlaps with humans.

Photograph by Paul Nicklen

Bears

See bear pictures (including brown bears, polar bears, and black bears) in this photo gallery from National Geographic.

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