What is the color of the bear's fur?
depends on the bear
Polar bear fur is transparent, not white. A polar bear has almost transparent (colourless/clear) fur. The reason most people mistake polar bears in having white fur is because the sun reflects off the white snow making the bear seems like they have white fur. A polar bears fur is actually transparent, not white as you would think. It is the sun reflecting of the fur which makes it look white.
it does change colour. Polar bears have fur that is made up of "hollow guard hairs." Sometimes when polar bears live in zoos that are in a warmer climate, they can have algae growing inside the hollow guard hairs of their fur. This makes them have a greenish tint to their fur. These hollow hairs also keep their hair from matting down when they swim in water. owned.
Since Polar bears live in arctic climates surrounded by ice and snow, over the years white fur was naturally selected in their population as a dominant trait that gave a competitive advantage. White Polar bears blend in more easily with their surroundings, enabling them to sneak up on their prey and make hunting easier. Non-white Polar bears eventually became extinct because of this hunting disadvantage. millmillhot321:well,actually their fur is actually not colored. their fur is…
Because polar bears are native to arctic regions, and the water is extremely cold there. Polar bears have a very thick layer of subcutaneous fat under their skin that can be up to 4" thick, in addition to a 2-layer coat of fur that provides more insulation. Fun fact: a polar bear's skin is black, and its fur is transparent in color.
Yes, the white color of their fur blends in with the snow and ice of their natural habitat, enabling them to use their fur's camouflaged coloring to blend with the snow to their best advantage. They don't exactly sneak up on their prey, but it helps approach and be less noticed during the process of approaching prey. Polar Bears will stalk their prey, and many of their adaptions for living in their environment are useful…
A girl polar bear has really white fur and she is kinda smaller the the boy polar bear, girl polar bears, are more nicer and friendly then boy polar bears.. boy polar bears are fatter and darker color fur the the girls. the boy polar bear always protect the girl polar bear and the cubs , the cubs are the baby's.