Free 150 bear clipart, bear illustrations, bear pictures, polar bear photos, Smokey, Baloo, Padington, polar bear, grizzly bear, brown bear, ursine mammals. Of large size and format and is suitable for presentations and projects and school usage etc. The large images are too big for use on the internet. However you may use the thumbnail clip art pictures for web pages. Selections of both colour as well as black and white bear clip art is available the latter suitable for coloring books. Please do not use them in any other collections of clipart.
Bears (family Ursidae) are mammals in the order Carnivora. Bears are classified as caniforms, or doglike carnivorans, with the pinnipeds being their closest living relatives. Although there are only eight living species of bear, they are widespread, appearing in a wide variety of habitats throughout the Northern Hemisphere and partially in the Southern Hemisphere. That which pertains to bears is called ursine. Bears are found in the continents of North America, South America, Europe, and Asia.
Common characteristics of modern bears include a large body with stocky legs, a long snout, shaggy hair, plantigrade paws with five nonretractile claws, and a short tail. While the polar bear is mostly carnivorous and the giant panda feeds almost entirely on bamboo, the remaining six species are omnivorous, with largely varied diets including both plants and animals.
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