Polar Bear , Ursus Maritimus , Which Means " Sea Bear " . Mother & Cub ...
Stockphoto ID: 2630662
File name: Manitoba_Churchill_PolarBears_1417.jpg
Format: digital, 4000+ pixels longest side
Property release: no Model release: no
Source: photographer Based in: Australia
Description: Polar bear , Ursus maritimus , which means " sea bear " . Mother & cub enjoying the early morning sunshine . The mum has been fasting for 8 months . When Hudson Bay freezes over they will leave the tundra & she will hunt for Harp Seals for 4 months of winter . The cub is 22 23 months old & is still breastfeeding .