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The Skull Bio-mechanics of the Polar Bear

Comparison of a polar and brown skull. Images taken from http://nature.ca/education/cls/lp/lppbskl_e.cfm

Comparison of a polar and brown skull. Images taken from http://nature.ca/education/cls/lp/lppbskl_e.cfm

Check out my page about some of the bio-mechanics of the polar bear skull. This was taken from the article by Slater et al. (2010) ‘Biomechanical Consequences of Rapid Evolution in the Polar Bear Lineage’.

They are a perfect example of how an animals environment and the surrounding ecology can shape it’s morphology.

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