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How far can a bear see?

Not nearly as far as they can smell. They may have relatively poor eyesight, but their keen noses are the most sensitive of any land animal. A polar bear can smell blood from miles away in subfreezing air temperatures. Full Answer

What's the homeostasis of polar bears?

Homeostasis is the ability of animals to maintain a consistent body temperature. Polar bears live in subfreezing temperatures, yet maintain warm bodies. This is because polar bears are endothermic, which means they have a form of insulation. Polar bears have… Full Answer