PHOTO OF THE DAY: 02.13.19
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Road to Ruin
Donut Smoking on a Balcony
Playing With the Wave
Woman in Black
Hang in There
The Living Goddess of Nepal Putting on Makeup
Museum Break
Horse Racing
Coconut Pickers Solar Portrait
Sea Snail Spawning
Ground Squirrel Love
Polar Bear's Sleep
Banded Anole in Rainforest
Thor
Navajo Meeting
watching the sky
Crabeater Seal swimming on a snowy day in Antarctica
Longji Rice Terraces
Lines of the farms
Epilachna chrysomelina
Eyes of Darkness
Guanaco at Sunset, With Torres Del Paine in the Background
Ice Kingdom
16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
Polar Bear's Sleep

In recent years, the ice in Svalbard melts sooner and sooner, and as ice melts the bears are reducing their activity to save energy and fat. This bear sleeps on his last snow and hugs it with love.

TAGS: Bear, Blue, Norway, Polar Bear, Snow

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Ramat Gan, Israel
Member since 2016
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Photo of the Day: 02.13.19 Editors' Pick
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© Roie Galitz.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 07.2017
Total Views: 5436
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 10, 2018, 8:41 a.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D810
Focal Length: 500mm
Shutter Speed: 1/2000
Aperture: f9
ISO: ISO200
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PHOTO LOCATION Eastern Spitsbergen, Norway