Polar Bear's Diet and Feeding Habits

Primary Prey: Seals  Ringed Seals: The most common prey species for polar bears, especially in spring and early summer when they give birth and rest on sea ice.

Hunting Technique  Ambush Predators: Polar bears use sea ice as a platform to stalk and ambush seals resting or breathing at holes in the ice.

Secondary Food Sources Marine Mammals: Polar bears may scavenge on whale carcasses, walruses, and other marine mammals when available.

Plant Material Rarely Consumed: Although primarily carnivorous, polar bears have been observed eating vegetation like kelp, especially during periods of food scarcity or when transitioning between seasons.

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