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Magical setting at the Pole

A young white bear from Manitoba while lazily enjoying a soft snowfall. It is morning in Hudson Bay, Canada, and the bear has just woken up. I succeeded in capturing it at an extreme temperature (-26 °), in a surreal silence, after observing its habits for a few days. The polar bear spends most of its time sleeping and lounging in the snow. It only moves when it's hungry. To hunt its favorite prey – the seal – it is willing to walk hundreds of miles. Its refined nose allows the bear to sneak up on its prey when the seal rises to the surface to breathe.

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Albisola Superiore, Italy
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 11.2019
Total Views: 3018
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 30, 2019, 5:29 a.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D850
Focal Length: 400mm
Shutter Speed: 1/8000
Aperture: f3.2
ISO: ISO1000
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