16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Spirit Bear Shake
Deep within the Great Bear Rainforest in norther British Columbia, Canada this rare spirit bear (a.k.a Kermode bear) shakes off after a fine salmon meal in this river. There are only a few hundred of these creatures and they only live in BC. The indigenous say the raven made every 10 black bears a white bear to remind the world of the ice age.
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||Oct. 11, 2018, 8:18 a.m.