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14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Alaska Polar Bear Emerging from the Beaufort Sea

A polar bear emerges from a swim in the Beaufort Sea near the Iñupiat village of Kaktovik. While polar bears spend most of their life on the sea ice, many congregate during the ice-free period between August and October near Barter Island.

TAGS: Alaska, Polar Bear

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Ester, Alaska, United States of America
Member since 2015
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© Jessica Matthews.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 09.2016
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 26, 2016, 3:37 p.m.
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PHOTO LOCATION Alaska, United States of America