Question 1: This polar bear is in Svalbard, which is in the country of…
Correct Answer: Norway
Fact: The Svalbard Islands are in Norway, located halfway between the Norwegian mainland and the North Pole. Residents include members of a military outpost, some scientists, and a handful of miners. This place is also the perfect habitat for the world's largest land carnivores.
Question 2: Polar bears are native to five countries: the United States, Canada, Norway, Russia, and…
Correct Answer: Denmark
Fact: While polar bears never set foot on the Danish mainland, they thrive in Greenland, which is part of the Kingdom of Denmark.
Question 3: Which animal is the primary prey of polar bears?
- Beluga whale
Correct Answer: Seal
Fact: Polar bears have been known to eat bird eggs, fish, and carcasses of whales and walruses, but their main prey are ringed and bearded seals, which they catch by ambushing them at breathing holes in the ice.