Question No. 2: How big are bears?

 

The polar bear is the world's largest land-carnivore. It can be 4 times bigger than a large lion 

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Bears can be as tall as 10 feet (3 metres), when standing, and over 2,000 pounds in weight (That is 4 times the weight of a large lion male)!

 

The polar bear is the largest bear on Earth, closely followed by the Brown bear, and particularly the Kodiak bear, which is a subspecies of the brown bear, native to Alaska.

 

The world's smallest bear is the Sun bear, whose habitat stretches across Southeast Asia, from India to Indonesia. It only weighs around 140 pounds (65 kg).

 

Did you know? Polar bears are the world's largest land predators! 

 

 

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