You asked: Are polar bears endangered yes or no?

Polar bears are classified as a vulnerable species by the World Wildlife Foundation and have been on the United States’ Endangered Species list as “threatened” since 2008. Polar bears are marine animals that spend more than half their time hunting for food on the ice of the Arctic Ocean.

How many polar bears are killed each year?

Total polar bear hunting activity in Canada, Greenland, Alaska, Russia and Svalbard from 1963–2016 is estimated to have killed 53,495 bears, an average of 991 bears per year. Logically, such elevated hunting activity must have contributed to declining polar bear populations in some areas.

What animals went extinct?

Top 10 Extinct Animals

  1. Sabre-toothed Cat. Often called Sabre-toothed Tigers or Sabre-toothed Lions, they existed 55 million to 11,700 years ago.
  2. Woolly Mammoth. An enormous mammal, believed to be closely related to the modern-day elephant. …
  3. Dodo. …
  4. Great Auk. …
  5. Stellers Sea Cow. …
  6. Tasmanian Tiger. …
  7. Passenger Pigeon. …
  8. Pyrenean Ibex. …

What is the average lifespan of a polar bear?

LIFE CYCLE: Polar bears can live up to 25 or 30 years in the wild.

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