By Steve Perry

Polar Bear Break Time

Equipment Info
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D4
State/Province/Region
MB
Country
CA
Town
Churchill
Description

This lovely lady was wandering along the shores of Hudson Bay near Churchill, Canada when we spotted her from our Polar Rover. We quickly backed to her position - and she decided it was time to lay down and take a break! She would occasionally look around, check us out, lay her head down, look the other way, and so forth. So, we’d wait on the back of the Polar Rover (in -30F windchill) and wait till she looked around. Sometimes the action was fast, most of the time it was just hanging out trying to keep your fingers from freezing. At any rate, what a privilege to spend time with such an amazing animal. In this photo she looked directly at me for a precious few seconds – and that was all it took!

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Date Added
February 14, 2013
Date Taken
January 1, 1970

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