Polar Bear , Ursus Maritimus , Which Means " Sea Bear " . Mother And C ...
Stockphoto ID: 2623776
File name: Manitoba_Churchill_Polar_Day3_1942_mm.jpg
Format: digital, 3000+ pixels longest side
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Source: photographer Based in: Australia
Description: Polar bear , Ursus maritimus , which means " sea bear " . Mother and cub struggling back to shore on Hudson Bay after being trapped at sea on ice which broke up due to a weather change . The cub often had to swim when the mother could walk , at times they both had to swim . They would have been making their way back to shore for 10 days . Churchill , Polar Bear Pt , Wapusk National Park , Canada