Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Fact of the Day: Polar Bear Paws

A common myth about polar bears is that they are "left-handed". Most polar bears seem to use both paws equally and don't use a preference like humans have with their hands. 

19 comments:

  1. Who ever said polar bears were left handed?
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  2. I have never heard of that, but then that's expected.

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  3. Had never heard of that myth!

    Have a great day,
    -Kati

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  4. I am absolutely in love with polar bears!

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  5. Right paw or left paw - still would make an unholy mess of its' prey.
    Anyone prepared to find out what paw the polar bear prefers to use??
    Count me out for starters.
    B J Hunnicut who now is really worried about Cpl. Max Klinger and
    that mysterious bike that so upset the North Koreans.

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  6. I didn't even know that animals make a difference between the left or right paw.. how very interesting

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  7. Wonder which paw they use to hold their coke cans?

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  8. I didn't know they're ambidextrous! Will watch for this now when we go to see them at the zoo:D

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  9. One of my favourite animals. I adore polar bears.

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  10. Yes, they'll maul you with either paw.

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  11. I wouldn't have thought they were left handed.

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  12. I've never heard of them using their left paws more.

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  13. Ah I always loved them ♥

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  14. They are smart, beautiful and ambidextrous! :)

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  15. Amazing fact ! I love polar bears !

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