bears facts Selected as the most interesting among animals related questions in Animals quiz Which mammals have the best sense of smell?Bears. The area of nasal mucous membrane in a bear's head is 7 times greater than a bloodhound's (and one hundred times larger than in a human's). Polar bears have been seen to march up to 40 miles in a straight line to reach a prey animal they have detected.Created by: globalquiz.organimal records facts » Where was this photo taken?In Madrid. Bear is the symbol of Madrid, just as in case of Berlin. According to the popular story, the original name of the city was "Ursaria" ("land of bears" in Latin).Created by: globalquiz.orgWhere was this photo taken facts » What hunting tactics do polar bears use to surprise a seal?They approach diving. A resting seal would try to escape to the sea when attacked (where it easily outswim a polar bear), so the attack from the sea is a very efficient hunting strategy. Polar bears are able to dive to a depth of 15 feet and remain submerged for up to two minutes. Created by: Cleopolar facts » Which of the following is not really a bear?Koala is a mursipal, not related to bears. Because of the koala's resemblance to a bear, it was often miscalled the koala bear, particularly by early settlers.Created by: globalquiz.orgzoology facts » Which animal is "ursus arctos" in Latin?Brown bear. In the binomial name of the brown bear, Ursus arctos, Linnaeus simply combined the Latin and Greek names (ursus is "bear" in Latin, while arctos is "bear" in Greek). The Latin name of polar bear is Usrus Maritimus, literally "sea bear".Created by: globalquiz.orgpredators facts » Play animals quiz and see all the questions.