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also
One reason polar bears and panda bears are different is because they live in different habitats. ____ ________, they live in different areas of the world.
For instance
for example
Polar bears have an acute sense of smell. ____ _________, they can detect their prey about 1 km (0.6 mi.) away.
because
a reason
The majority of people believe the earth's temperature is increasing _________of human behavior.
similar to
the same
Polar bears are _______ ___ giant pandas in that they both have white fur as well as having excellent hearing
except
but
The polar bear population is a concern in most countries ________ parts of Canada.
significantly
important; considerably
The numbers of polar bears ______________decreased for a period of time due to too many people hunting them.
therefore
so
Bamboo does not provide a lot of energy for giant pandas. _________they move rather slowly.
consequently
as a result
There is less and less ice for polar bears. ___________, they are moving farther north to find ice.
in common
comparison
Mammals have a few characteristics ___ __________ such as having hair, warm blooded, and are vertebrates.
the effect
a result
The earth's temperature is rising. _____ ________ on polar bears is rather negative as they are losing some of their habitat.
however
but
Giant pandas are mostly vegetarians. _________, they do occasionally consume rats or small animals.

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