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A homeless man on the bridge while walking through it.
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Fanad Lighthouse, Donegal, at dusk
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Krka waterfalls
Front Door Flowers
2017 Total Solar Eclipse
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Polar bear cubs' playtime
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Beach Camping
Crescent Moon over the Intercoastal
Narvik
 the birth of treasure
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Lonely dinner
Wildhunt
Junior Fishers
Preparing for flight
Light and Water
15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Polar bear cubs' playtime

These sweet little cubs were sleeping next to their polar bear mom for hours, but as soon as they woke up - you couldn't stop them! They kept playing around on this ice formation as if it was their private playground. Sadly, these were the only cubs I saw on that expedition to Svalbard, which is extremely alarming, since in previous years I've seen many more.. Polars bears are under serious threat of extinction due to climate change.

TAGS: Norway

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Ramat Gan, Israel
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© Roie Galitz.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 04.2017
Total Views: 32
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 30, 2017, 8:03 a.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D500
Focal Length: 600mm
Shutter Speed: 1/1000
Aperture: f8
ISO: ISO320
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PHOTO LOCATION Svalbard, Norway