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The Polar bear is the world's largest carnivorous mammal, and the second bear to appear on the show. Armed with massive forepaws and 7.5-cm canines, it is a worthy adversary to the mighty walrus, it being the bear's only rival in the Arctic ocean.

Physical characteristicsEdit

A male polar bear (like the one presumably featured in the show) can be 3 m. tall and weigh between 280 and 680 kg. Females are smaller.

HabitatEdit

The polar bear is found in the Arctic Circle and the surrounding areas, usually around the ice floes. It can both walk and swim, but at a speed of just 8.4 km/h, it is no match for its prey, seals and other marine mammals, and prefers to hunt from top of the ice instead.

Face-offEdit

A walrus is relaxing by the water's edge. Suddenly, a hungry polar bear comes by to attack the walrus. Startled and nervous, the walrus heads straight for the sea. The bear attempts to bite and scratch the walrus, but the pinniped's thick skin is too much, even for a large bear like itself. Although it briefly manages to latch on with its sharp teeth, the bear cannot do much serious damage. The walrus then tries to stab the bear with its four-foot tusks, but the agile predator anticipates this. The bear then tries several paw swipes to the head, but the walrus's skull is too thick to land a killing blow. As the walrus flees, the bear holds on and gets dragged into the ocean, afterwards, the walrus turns around, goring the bear with its tusks. The bear, wounded and running out of air, heads straight back to the surface. But the walrus returns with a vengeance – it soon sinks its tusks onto the carnivore's back, killing it. The dead bear sinks into the ocean.

TriviaEdit

  • The polar bear is the only bear to lose on AFO (up to date).
  • In real life, polar bears often prey upon and kill walrus pups, injured, or ill adults. Healthy adults, however, can fight the bears off and sometimes even kill them, as shown on Planet Earth.