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WHOA! Science Facts You Didn’t Know Were Real

Polar Bears Are Nearly Invisible On Infrared Cameras

If you’re out to beat a polar bear’s stealth, don’t attempt to do it with infrared vision. While special infrared cameras work by picking up on the heat emitted by a subject, polar bears are experts at conserving their own body warmth. Given that they live in some of the coldest climates on earth, they have a dense fur coat and a super think layer of blubber under their skin. These act like a sort of super coat that helps conserve their body heat.