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Polar Bear Mom Creates Avalanche to Save Family

This mother polar bear creates a mini avalanche to save her cubs from an aggressive male.

Polar Bear Sneak Attack

By fully submerging underwater, a polar bear mother attempts a sneak attack on a seal.

How Polar Bears Dry Off

Polar bears have their own special way of drying off after a swim.

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