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A mother bear is very protective of her cub. She can get very aggressive and attack if someone or other animals get close to them.Mother bears are dedicated to their cubs, yet stern so they learn to survive out on their own when they are old enough.

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What does a polar bear mother teach her cubs?

It is the mother polar bear that teaches her cubs (usually two cubs) by example. Cubs often hamper their mother's hunting, but eventually the cubs become able to exist on their own. A mother polar bear will try to avoid meeting an adult male polar bear, as there is a danger the male may kill and eat her cubs.

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How does a mother bear raise her cubs?

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