photos by paul souders in the hudson bay. polar bear fur is actually transparent — like snow, it only appears white because it reflects visible light — while their skin is actually black, thus helping keep them warm. polar bears are excellent swimmers thanks in part to the slight webbing of their front paws. more polar bear photos by paul souders
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Photo: Scandinavian Wildlife Park
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