The Most Massive Animals Still Roaming the Planet

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Large Land Carnivores – Pt 1

The Polar Bear and Kodiak Bear are the largest carnivores in the world. Male Polar Bears weigh between 772-1,543 pounds. They typically feed on seals, but occasionally scavenge on whale carcasses.

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Large Land Carnivores – Pt 2

The Kodiak Bear is the other largest land carnivore. Living in Southwest Alaska, their diet is quite diverse depending on the season. Unfortunately, 90% of adult male Kodiak bears are killed by hunters.

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