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a polar bear can swim for up to 6 hours.
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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.endangeredpolarbe

What is a simile of how a polar bear swims?

"A polar bear can swim like a fish," or "A polar bear swims like a dog: it always uses the doggie paddle when in the water."

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

Why does a polar bear need to swim?

The water is part of their hunting environment as well as actually catching some of their food in the water they have to cross over stretches of water to go where they need to

What helps polar bears swim?

Strong legs and webbed feet, as well as a thick, dense coat which does not allow the cold Arctic water to penetrate to the skin.