What adaptations does the polar bear have to hunt its prey?
White fur in order to camoflage in the snow whilst sneeking up on prey,
Large paws to swim to catch fish,
Long claws to hold prey down whilst it eats
The Polar Bear is an Apex Predator. Seals are the preferred diet/prey for Polar Bears. Most of its diet consists of ringed or bearded seals. They are also known to hunt and kill adult Walruses and even Beluga Whales. Mature/Adult bears tend to eat only the calorie rich skin and blubber of the seal, whereas youngsters consume the meat as well. They have been known to even raid bird nests and feed on chicks and…
If an Arctic fox is prey to a polar bear then why do Arctic foxes sometimes become friends with them?
The polar bear is depended on the arctic ice pack to hunt seals. With the disappearance of the ice pack polar bears are quickly becoming extinct. I have seen a polar bear attempt to prey on Walrus and get mangled by the tusks of the great beasts. There is a small population of Polar Bears surviving at Moose Factory Manitoba living off of the town's garbage dump.
Camouflage helps a polar bear become a better predator because the prey doesn't see it coming. Although you should note that camouflage used mostly for defensive purposes. The prey cannot see the Polar bear approaching, it gives them the element of surprise, If the bears were black or brown like their counterparts, animals that they hunt would spot them a mile off