14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Every year polar bear mom and cubs-(or in this case only one cub) emerge from hibernation and after the cubs get their "sea legs", as it were, they start there long trek to the Hudson Bay area.
It's a long walk- about 30- 40 miles- and not much food , if any, along the way. At this point they were about 10 miles from their den and already feeling the fatigue.
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||Nov. 30, 2016, 5:58 p.m.