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Ursus maritimus, Cape Churchill, Wapusk National Park in Manitoba, Canada
I call him yoga bear after seeing him “work out” in the snow in poses that required great strength, flexibility (and humor). After lunging head first into deep snow, his head would appear to reappear, seeming to both our and his surprise, behind him. After a moment for him to ponder (and for us to laugh at) his predicament, he struggled past Help, I’ve fallen and can’t get up-pose to emerge triumphant, shake off the snow and repeat his unique yoga routine.
Canon EOS 300D (the original Digital Rebel)
Canon EF75-300mm f/4.0-5.6 IS USM lens
And yes, both survived and performed even as temps dipped to -22F/-30C degrees!
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