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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 covered 426 miles.
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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…ar.com/fun_facts_about_polar_bears.htm
Polar bears swim 6 miles per hour Polar bears swim 6 miles per hour
Yes polar bears can swim.
they can swim at 20.1 mph
"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."
a polar bear can swim for up to 6 hours.
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… go.
1.get in water 2.move arms and legs in circular 3.you have then accomplished swimming
That is their swimming speed, so about one hour, unless they take a nap while doing so!
In Animal Life
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.
In Polar Bears
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.
Well. only if they're trained. Cause if you want to swim with them at the North Pole, your gonna freeze or get eaten.