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, Eastern Ontario

Polar Bear Claws

Polar Bear claws

Notice the polar bear’s sharp, black claws. They can grow up to 7 cm. They are shorter than the grizzly’s claws, but pointier. They are sharper to provide traction on ice.

Andrew Derocher, Canadian Wildlife Service.

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Learning Object Collection: Climate Change and the Arctic
Learning Object: Arctic Adaptations
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