Effect Of Misconception On Polar Bears

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A common misconception with polar bears is that the fur is white, however it is actually transparent and reflects any visible light making it perfect for keeping camouflaged in the snow. It consists of a dense insulating underfur topped by a protecting top coat of fur that varies in length but ranges from 1cm to as long as 15cm. They are completely covered In fur with the exception of there nose, and pads of there paws. It is water repellent and oily and doesn’t knot when wet letting them shake free of any water or ice. They have very long necks, which is useful for when they swim and when they drive their heads into holes to catch prey. Their back legs are somewhat longer then their front ones and they have five toed paws that are large, sometimes

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