(Alaska and Kodiak Island NA);
An enormous white bear, much bigger than a Kodiak, that is a creamy white and has hair on the pads of it's feet is mentioned in Alaskan folklore. One woman from Kodiak Island remembers vividly how her father once killed a giant white ebar with hairy paws. she insisted it was ntohing like a Kodiak bear. Possibly the same species as McFarlane's bear.