How far can polar bears swim?

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Polar bears are efficient swimmers, for such large animals. While in the water they paddle with their front feet, and use the hind feet as rudders. They can swim at a speeds of 4-6 mph and paddle non-stop for 100 miles. Have been seen swimming several hundred miles from the nearest ice or land. While swimming, they keep their eyes open, their nostrils shut and their ears flattened to their heads. Polar bears can stay under up to 2 minutes. They are also capable of leaping out of the water 7'-8' feet from a swimming start. They have been seen catching seals that way.
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Do polar bears swim?

Answer . Yes. Polar bears swim using their large front paws to propel themselves through the water and their back legs to steer.. http://www.endangeredpolarbear.com/fun_fa

How far can a polar bear swim?

While in the water they paddle with their front feet, and use thehind feet as rudders. They can swim at a speeds of 4-6 mph andpaddle non-stop for 100 miles. Have been seen sw

How long can polar bears swim?

Polar bears have been known to swim extremely long times and cover hundreds of miles. Recently a polar bear fitted with a tracking device managed to swim for over 9 days and c

Are polar bears good at swimming?

Yes. Like most bears, Polar bears are good at swiming. This helps them catch fish and also survive if the ice cracks and drifts away.

Can polar bears swim well?

Yes, they are adequate swimmers, but unlike true marine life, they will tire after a long time (i.e., after over an hour of nothing but swimming out in the ocean) and eventual