The Svalbard Archipelago, situated in the Arctic Ocean north of mainland Norway, is one of the few places in the world where you can see polar bears in the wild.
Are there polar bears in Oslo?
Whilst you won’t see a Polar bear (Isbjørn in Norwegian) walking down the streets of Oslo or Stockholm (unless they have escaped from a zoo!) you can see Polar bears on Svalbard (Norway).
Is there wolves in Norway?
The wolves found in Norway and Sweden today are descended from a small number of animals from the Finnish-Russian population that dispersed as far as southern Scandinavia in the 1980s and 1990s. The wolf is red-listed as critically endangered in Norway today.”
Do polar bears live in Norway?
Polar bears live in the circumpolar north, in areas where they can hunt their primary prey. Polar bears are found in Canada, Alaska, Greenland, Russia and Norway (the Svalbard archipelago).
Is Tromso safe?
Crime rates in Tromso, Norway
|Level of crime||28.41||Low|
|Crime increasing in the past 3 years||50.69||Moderate|
|Worries home broken and things stolen||30.46||Low|
|Worries being mugged or robbed||26.78||Low|
|Worries car stolen||26.70||Low|
Do polar bears have 42 teeth?
Polar bears have 42 teeth, which they use for catching food and for aggressive behavior. Polar bears use their incisors to shear off pieces of blubber and flesh. Canine teeth grasp prey and tear tough hides. Jagged premolars and molars tear and chew.
Are there snakes in Norway?
In Norway, we have one venomous snake species, the Common European viper (Vipera berus).