• Adult polar bear (Ursus maritimus) resting on sea ice
  • Adult male polar bear (Ursus maritimus) on sea ice next to an open lead.
  • Adult male polar bears (Ursus maritimus) play-fighting on sea ice.
  • Adult polar bear (Ursus maritimus) swimming in an open lead between floes of sea ice.
  • Polar bear (Ursus maritimus) triplet cubs, about 3 months old, next to their mother.
  • Adult male polar bear (Ursus maritimus) following a scent on the sea ice.
  • Adult polar bear (Ursus maritimus) traveling on sea ice.
  • Adult male polar bear (Ursus maritimus) resting on sea ice just before sunset.
  • Polar bear (Ursus maritimus) sleeping in a snowstorm.
  • A friendly encounter on the sea ice at sunset between two adult male polar bears (Ursus maritimus).
  • Polar bear (Ursus maritimus) mother and cub (about 11 months old) traveling on sea ice.
  • Polar bear (Ursus maritimus) mother and yearling cub traveling on sea ice.
  • Polar bear (Ursus maritimus) mother and twin cubs (about 6 months old) on sea ice in a fjord.
  • Adult male polar bears (Ursus maritimus) confront one another on the sea ice at a seal kill site.
  • Adult male polar bear (Ursus maritimus) warily approaches a seal carcass on the sea ice.
  • Adult male polar bears (Ursus maritimus) interacting playfully on sea ice.
  • Adult male polar bears (Ursus maritimus) interacting playfully on sea ice.
  • Polar bear (Ursus maritimus) hunting on sea ice next to an open lead.
  • Polar bears (Ursus maritimus) interacting playfully on sea ice at sunset.
  • Polar bear (Ursus maritimus), about 6 months old, playing with a fishing net it has discovered on the sea ice, pouncing on it like prey.
  • Adult male polar bear (Ursus maritimus) "still-hunting" on the sea ice -- waiting for an opportunity to grab an unsuspecting seal as it surfaces to breathe.
  • Adult male polar bear (Ursus maritimus) "still-hunting" on the sea ice -- waiting for an opportunity to grab an unsuspecting seal as it surfaces to breathe.
  • Polar bear (Ursus maritimus) resting on sea ice.
  • An adult female polar bear (Ursus maritimus) swimming stealthily among ice floes.
  • Polar bear (Ursus maritimus) mother and cub (about 6 months old) traveling and hunting on sea ice.
  • Polar bear (Ursus maritimus) mother and twin cubs (about 6 months old) hunting on sea ice in a fjord.
  • Subadult male polar bear (Ursus maritimus) cleaning his fur on the sea ice after feeding, being watched by an ivory gull (Pagophila eburnea)
  • Subadult polar bear (Ursus maritimus) traveling on sea ice.
  • Adult female polar bear (Ursus maritimus) resting on sea ice next to an open lead.
  • Polar bear (Ursus maritimus) mother and triplets (about 2 years old) on sea ice.
  • Adult male polar bear (Ursus maritimus) traveling on sea ice.
  • Adult female polar bear (Ursus maritimus) sleeping on sea ice.

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