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why do polar bears have small eyes

Polar bear paws are idealPfor roaming the Arctic. They measure up to 30 centimeters (11. 81 inches) across, to help polar bearsPtread on thin ice. When the ice is very thin, thePbears extend their legs far apart and lower their bodies to distribute their weight. Polar bearPpaws arent designed to help just on land. When swimming, the bear'sPforepaws act like large paddles and its hind paws serve as rudders.


Black footpads on the bottom of each paw are covered by small, soft bumps known as
papillae. Papillae grip the ice and keep the bear from slipping. Tufts of fur between itsPtoes and footpads canPhelp with security as well. As can their claws. Thick, curved, sharp, and strongeach measures more than five centimeters (1. 97 inches) long.


Polar bearsPuse their claws to catch and hold prey and to gainPtraction on ice. Different animals live in different habitats. For example, worms burrow underground, birds fly in the air, and fish swim underwater. Animals have certain characteristics that mean they are adapted to their environment.


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