Polar bears are among the largest carnivores on planet Earth. These massive bears, which are considered a sister species of the brown bear, inhabit the ranges of the Arctic Circle on the Asian and North American continents through Russia, Alaska, and Canada. Male polar bears, known as boars, can grow to weigh as much as 1,543 lbs.
The Royal Canadian Mint is the official mint facility of Canada. Opened in Ottawa in 1908, the mint expanded by the 1980s to include a second facility in the city of Winnipeg.