Polar Bear , Ursus Maritimus , Which Means " Sea Bear " . A Large Male ...
Stockphoto ID: 2623952
File name: Manitoba_Churchill_Polar_Day3b_1889.jpg
Format: digital, 4000+ pixels longest side
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Source: photographer Based in: Australia
Description: Polar bear , Ursus maritimus , which means " sea bear " . A large male polar bear . In autumn polar bears gather at Churchill on Hudson Bay waiting for the bay to freeze over so they can go out onto the ice to hunt Harp Seals . At this point they have fasted for about 8 months .