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Polar Bear (Asia)

Scientific Name: Ursus maritimus

Subspecies: None.

Distribution: Circumpolar throughout the northern hemisphere., along the drifting ice belt. The Kuril Islands, northern Kamchatka south to Aleuten, the arctic coast of Russia, the Kola-Peninsula, and Novaja/Semlja.

Habitat: Drifting ice, bare,rocky coastlines and islands.

Description: Large Bear weighing up to 720 kg and measuring up to 1,60 m over the shoulder. It reaches a total body length of 2,50 m. General colour white to yellowish white.

Hunting method: Stalking, from boat, with dogs, on a kill.

Hunting available in: At present no legal hunting available in this region. Washington convention list 2.

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