Andrew Derocher, professor of Biological Sciences at the University of Alberta and a polar bear specialist said, “Minnesota seems a long way south and inland for polar bears. There is some evidence for polar bears to have been as far south as Maine but this would likely have been rare and coastal.”
What types of bears live in Minnesota?
Ursus americanus. The black bear is the only species of bear in the state. They are generally restricted to forested areas.
What kind of wild cats live in Minnesota?
The bobcat is the most common of Minnesota’s three native wildcat species (the others are the cougar and Canada lynx).
Do polar bears eat penguins?
Polar bears do not eat penguins, since penguins live in the southern hemisphere and polar bears live in the northern hemisphere.
Can a bear mate with a dog?
While they may look similar, there’s not a direct relationship between bears and dogs. The two can’t breed to create a new hybrid animal, which debunks a common myth about their relationship. In fact, the two animals don’t even share the same number of chromosomes.