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TAIL - Editorial Comment

Editorial Comment

(Editorial Overview Text Replicated on Overall Species page - Ursus maritimus - Polar bear
  • Polar bears have a short tail, only about 76 - 130 mm long.

(References are available in detailed literature reports below)

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Tail

Source Information

  • Bears have a short tail. (B147)
  • Length 76 - 127 mm. (B147)
  • Tail length 80 - 130 mm (3 1/8 to 5 1/8 inches. (B180.w4)
  • Length 76 - 127 mm. (D244)

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Authors & Referees

Authors

Dr Debra Bourne MA VetMB PhD MRCVS (V.w5)

Referee

Andrew Derocher (V.w100)

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