Learn about Polar Bears with iOS apps

By Marlon Votta - Aug 6, 2011

With news today of a British teenager being killed by a polar bear in Norway we are finding that these bears are moving closer to human civilization. As the ice caps melt, you will find that these bears will have to stretch their searches further to find food. This endangered species of this bear has been known for being a vicious predator. Being informed on the dangers of this beautiful creature can help with fatalities on either side. The polar bear is a bear native largely within the Arctic Circle encompassing the Arctic Ocean. Polar bears can hunt consistently only from sea ice, hunting near the edge of the sea where seals are most common. We thought it would be a good idea to show you a few apps dedicated to polar bears.

Album Polar Bears HD by Voynich Gallery is a free iPad application that contains valuable information on the life and facts of polar bears. Available at the App Store this app contains 64 high quality photos and descriptions of a polar bears life. The polar ear when hunting, readily lies on the ice for hours, moving towards its prey inch by inch and ‘freezing’ instantly every time the target stirs. The polar bear has been known to cover its black nose with a paw to disguise itself. Find out facts like these and more with this easy to use application.

Polar Bears – From Zoo and Arctic to U by Michael Nowak is compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch for $0.99 through the iTunes App Store. An adult male weighs around 350–680 kg (770–1,500 lb), while an adult female is about half that size. The polar bear is classified as a vulnerable species, with eight of the 19 polar bear subpopulations in decline. For decades, large-scale hunting raised international concern for the future of the species. This application also contains some great facts about polar bears and could come in handy for those northern trips within the Arctic Circle.

Pet Lover’s Polar Bear News Reader by Deep Blue soft is available for $0.69 at the App Store. This application allows the user to read news and articles exclusively about polar bears. The simple to use app lets you know relevant news concerning polar bears and is compatible with the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.

Find out all you need to know about polar bears using iOS apps. Access information on every thing from hunting, behavior, habitat and statistics. These bears may look cut and cuddly but they have been known to kill humans ever since the indigenous people have been around. There are only a few applications on polar bears so we thought they might interest you.

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