Polar bears live on the icy ground around the North Pole. They are strong swimmers and eat many types of marine animals, including seals and walruses.
The Asiatic black bear lives in the forests of Pakistan, Korea, and Japan. It has a black, shaggy coat and a light-colored mark on its chest.
The spectacled bear is the only bear that lives in South America. It is named for the creamy-white markings around the eyes that look like spectacles (eyeglasses).
Sun bears live in the forests of Southeast Asia. They are good climbers and are known to sleep in trees.