The most difficult bears riddlesAnimals quiz
Which animal is "ursus arctos" in Latin?
American black bear
Asian black 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 actors is "bear" in Greek). The Latin name of the polar bear is Usrus Maritimus, literally "sea bear".
Where was this photo taken?
The bear is the symbol of Madrid, just as in the case of Berlin. According to the popular story, the original name of the city was "Ursaria" ("land of bears" in Latin).
What hunting tactics do polar bears use to surprise a seal?
they hide behind rocks
they bury in snow
they approach diving
they pretend being dead
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.