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Le roi des glaces est-il menacé?

florencine

Fernand-Seguin, Québec, Quebec

Grizzly Bear Claws

Grizzly Bear Claws

Notice the long, curved claws of the Grizzly Bear. They can be used to dig up roots. See how they differ from the polar bear’s claws. They can grow up to 13 cm in length on the fore paws. The hind paw claws are always shorter than the ones on the fore paws.

Andrew Derocher, Canadian Wildlife Service.


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Learning Object Collection: Climate Change and the Arctic
Learning Object: Arctic Adaptations
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