Animals usually live in environments like land, icy and water conditions. Here, you can see two different animals which exist in the icy and watery regions- Polar Bear and walrus. You can also know more interesting information on polar bear and walrus, which one will win the fight in comparison.
Interesting facts about the polar bear:-
The polar bears are longest and larger in size up to 10 feet while standing on their back legs. Scientists believe polar bear has been originated from brown bear ancestor around 200, 000 years before. The white fur on the polar bear looks like hollow tubes packed with air and cleaner. It can clean them by turn round on the snow.
The male polar bear weight around 775 to 1200 pounds and 351 to 544 kilograms. While the polar bear doesn’t intake food around seven to ten days, it reduces the metabolism rate until it identifies the next food. It mainly lives on fat reserves through diet include bearded and ringed seals.
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The female exists in dens after it gets the cubs. It has an excellent sense of smell to identify the prey easily. It can smell seal’s breathe in the ice than half of a mile. Moreover, several polar bears disappeared by the environment changes.
The group of bears called a sleuth or pack. It found in the Arctic region like Greenland, Norway, Russia, and the US. It doesn’t have natural enemies and swim faster around 6 miles for an hour and swim without rest to identify the prey around 60 miles. It can take rest around 20 hours in a day without the hunt. It can kill the prey and eat around four to five days in a week.
The polar bear stores their energy while the food can’t found and enhance buoyancy while they swim.
Interesting Facts about Walrus facts:-
Walruses are giant in size found in the Arctic region, and it is largest pinnipeds like semi-aquatic mammals and fin-footed. They are carnivores, but not aggressive. It has a flabby body and large shape covered in pink or brown skin. The short fur on the walrus covers most of the body regions except fins. It has two strong and long tusks as well as a bunch of mustaches.
The total weight of the walrus can range from 600 up to 1, 500 kilograms and size growth up to 3.2 meters. The male walrus bigger than female have thicker and longer tusks, but have thicker skin. The size of walrus tusk is 3 feet and canine teeth have been seen outside of the mouth. The tusks mainly used to break the ice and climb ice and water upwards. It also protects them.
They specifically choose the shallow water region to get ample food supply and take huge rest in the hot climate on the ice. The average speed of swim in the water is approximately 4.35 km and faster record of 35 km. The walrus groups are known as herd and number of members in a group is around hundreds to take sunbath over the ice.
In addition to this, Most of the walrus forms a group and female have own group along with male walrus have own herds.
The walrus favorite food is shellfish and uses whiskers to locate the shellfish in the underwater and it eats around 4, 000 clams and dead seals. The gestation period of a female walrus range from 15 to 16 months and give single calf. The newly born walrus weigh ranges from 100 to 165 lbs that are 45 to 75 kg. The five years old female walrus apt to mate with the male walrus and it survives about 40 years.
Walrus vs Polar Bear fight comparison- Who will win?
It is interesting to know the comparison between Walrus vs Polar Bear. I have seen some videos where Polar Bear saw resting walrus and attacked them for meat. Immediately after that Walrus heads towards the sea, Polar bear again bites with sharp teeth but could not able to make any impact on thick skin of walrus. Walrus hits back with its 4-foot rusks, This time polar bear can escape from the attack of a walrus.
Walrus being a weak animal on land, escape towards the water to get rid of polar bear strikes , Once Polar bear follows Walrus in Water, here comes the best time for Walrus to attack polar bear, Walrus uses its tusk and injure polar bear, wounded polar bear tries to move towards land but walrus making attacks constantly without wasting any single moment and sinks tusks on back of polar bear, it may even kill bear.
So, overall verdict says that Polar bear have an advantage on land over walrus but in water, walrus can easily win the fight with tusk as its main weapon.