Polar beir

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Polar beir
Temporal range: Pleistocene-recent[1]
Polar Bear - Alaska (cropped).jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Faimily: Ursidae
Genus: Ursus
Species: U. maritimus
Binomial name
Ursus maritimus
Phipps, 1774[3]
Subspeshies

Ursus maritimus tyrannus(?)[4]

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Polar bear range
Synonyms

Ursus eogroenlandicus
Ursus groenlandicus
Ursus jenaensis
Ursus labradorensis
Ursus marinus
Ursus polaris
Ursus spitzbergensis
Ursus ungavensis
Thalarctos maritimus

The polar beir (Ursus maritimus) is a carnivorous beir whase native range lies lairgely within the Arctic Circle, encompassin the Arctic Ocean, its surroondin seas an surroondin laund masses.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Ingólfsson, Ólafur; Wiig, Øystein (2009). "Late Pleistocene fossil find in Svalbard: the oldest remains of a polar bear (Ursus maritimus Phipps, 1744) ever discovered". Polar Research. 28 (3). doi:10.3402/polar.v28i3.6131. Archived frae the original on 9 October 2016. Retrieved 13 Januar 2019. Unknown parameter |dead-url= ignored (help)
  2. Wiig, Ø.; Amstrup, S.; Atwood, T.; Laidre, K.; Lunn, N.; Obbard, M.; Regehr, E. & Thiemann, G. (2015). "Ursus maritimus". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2015: e.T22823A14871490. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2015-4.RLTS.T22823A14871490.en. Retrieved 13 December 2017. Cite uses deprecated parameter |last-author-amp= (help)
  3. Phipps, John (1774). A voyage towards the North Pole undertaken by His Majesty's command, 1773. London: W. Bowyer and J. Nicols, for J. Nourse. p. 185.
  4. DeMaster, Douglas P.; Stirling, Ian (8 Mey 1981). "Ursus Maritimus". Mammalian Species. 145 (145): 1–7. doi:10.2307/3503828. JSTOR 3503828. OCLC 46381503.