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CLIP 12506

Grass-eating polar bears

Grass-eating polar bears
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Key Info
  • Grass-eating polar bears
  • Duration: 00:54
  • Polar bears tend to hunt in the snow and ice, eating prey such as seals and walrus. In Hudson Bay the bears are foraging and hunting together. They can get very hot so they cool down in water and take long drinks. People tend to think of polar bears as carnivores (meat eaters) but they can also eat berries and grass. This clip was first published on Frozen Planet programme page: bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00mfl7n. Please note this clip is only available in Flash.
  • Subject:

    Science

       Topic:

    Living Things in their Environments: Adaptation

  • Keywords: polar bear, arctic, habitat, eating, hunting, frozen planet, socialising, foraging, carnivores
Ideas for use in class
  • Look at how the habitats of a polar bear can change and what effect this has on their diet.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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