ELIAS asked in Science & MathematicsZoology · 2 months ago

Why there are no polar bears in the south pole and no penguins in the north?

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  • Anonymous
    2 months ago
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    Penguins evolved in the southern hemisphere and the polar bears evolved from a grizzly, which does not range far enough south to reach the South Pole. The southern tip of Africa is still too far away from the South Pole for a grizzly bear to reach it. Penguins have a layer of fat under their skin, so they do not like swimming in warm waters, because they would overheat. That is why they have not crossed over to the northern hemisphere, since that would require them to swim in the warm tropical waters. They only reach the Galapagos Islands because the water around the island is pretty cold. Because of global warming, some of the Galapagos penguins have been found migrating to Peru.

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    Why would there be? Evolution would predict not.

  • 2 months ago

    THERE LOST!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! SOMEONE Melted the ice caps

  • 2 months ago

    Different ecological areas. Polar bears are relatives of the brown bear, brown bears exist in North America/Canada, and across Europe/Russia, they are not found below the equator.

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  • Ar
    Lv 6
    2 months ago

    Our nature is like that. We have different animals in different parts of the world.

  • Lujk
    Lv 4
    2 months ago

    have you been to the north and south pole to verify this? i dont think so...

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