Polar bears are important to the Inuit people of Northern Alaska, Canada, and Greenland because they taught them how to hunt seals. Do you also want to learn about the Black Bear? Take a look at our article.
Canada is home to roughly 60% of the world's Polar Bear population. The winter months are the best time to see a large number of bears, but tours in the late summer months are also popular to see polar bears roaming the wild coastline.
Kaktovik and Utqiagvik are the two Alaskan villages where tourists can go to see polar bears. Popular trips to visit Kaktovik, a traditionally Inuit village, involve visiting the waters of the Beaufort Sea in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.