When polar bears mate with grizzlies they produce grolar bears.

Biologists in the Northwest Territories have confirmed that an unusual-looking bear shot near Ulukhaktok, N.W.T., was a rare hybrid grizzly-polar bear.

The grolar bear had thick white fur like a polar bear, but it also had a wide head, brown legs and brown paws like a grizzly.

Wildlife DNA analysis shows the bear was a rare second-generation hybrid.

The bear was the result of a female grizzly-polar hybrid mating with a male grizzly bear.

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