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A polar bear at home in the ice

I was driving a small boat through the ice to get back to my ship off Wrangel Island in the Russian Arctic. There are many, many bears there, and I turned to look for a way through the ice and I spotted this bear through the mist watching us pass. It looked perfectly at home.

TAGS: Arctic, Bear, Ice, Mist, Polar

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© Alex Chavanne.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 08.2018
Total Views: 14
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 15, 2018, 2:55 p.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D500
Focal Length: 420mm
Shutter Speed: 1/1000
Aperture: f7.1
ISO: ISO280
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