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dc.contributor.authorGarst, Genevieve Sherwin, 1922-2013
dc.contributor.authorGarst, Warren, 1922-2016
dc.coverage.spatialArctic Ocean to North America and Asia
dc.coverage.temporal1986-11
dc.date1986-11
dc.date.accessioned2007-01-03T06:38:27Z
dc.date.available2007-01-03T06:38:27Z
dc.description35 mm slide; color.
dc.descriptionScientific Classification: Kingdom: Animalia; Phylum: Chordata; Class: Mammalia; Order: Carnivora; Family: Ursidae; Genus: Ursus; Genus species: Ursus maritimus.
dc.descriptionAnimal characteristics: Head-Body Length: 2.2-2.5 m; Weight: 175-650 kg; Identification: Polar bears have a thick white or yellowish coat; Habitat: Sea ice and waters, islands, coasts; Diet: Carnivore: seals, fish, seabirds, arctic hares, caribou, musk oxen; Reproduction: Polar bears mate in April, May, or June. The female delays implantation of the fertilized egg, leading to a gestation period of 195-265 days. One to three cubs are born and remain with their mother for 28 months; Social Structure: Although polar bears are usually solitary, they will often congregate when feeding; Behavior: Unlike most bears, polar bears are not afraid of man and will even stalk them as if they were natural prey; Status: Vulnerable; Interesting Facts: Polar bears are the largest land carnivore. They are well adapted to the cold with a very thick coat, a layer of fat, and small ears. They've been known to swim for hours and can travel 43 miles in one day.
dc.format.mediumslides (photographs)
dc.identifierMGARaaaa100630
dc.identifierGarst_11381.tif
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10217/53978
dc.publisherColorado State University. Libraries
dc.relationFinding aid: https://lib2.colostate.edu/archives/findingaids/manuscripts/mgar.html
dc.relation.isformatofSlide no. G11381
dc.relation.ispartofGarst (Warren and Genevieve) Collection
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dc.subject.lcshPolar bear
dc.subject.lcshUrsus
dc.subject.lcshBears
dc.subject.lcshCarnivora
dc.subject.lcshMammals
dc.subject.lcshVertebrates
dc.subject.lcshChordata
dc.subject.lcshPredatory animals
dc.titleTwo polar bears in snow
dc.typeStillImage
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