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Polar bear cubs have a play break on an ice floe. What a great sight to see!

The sea ice is shrinking at an alarming rate, which has a huge impact for the bears as this is their main hunting ground. More and more bears are being found to have drowned while trying to find the ice, even though they can swim up to sixty miles or so!

I hope the ice does not completely vanish and that they always have somewhere to hunt!

(Spitsbergen – Scandinavian Arctic)

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Comments

  • Krys Bailey
    Krys Baileyover 5 years ago

    Aw – how sweet is this! Bears just wanna have fun! Happy New Year Steve! ;o)

  • starbucksgirl26
    starbucksgirl26over 5 years ago

    Very cute-I love this shot!

  • mlynnd
    mlynndover 5 years ago

    Very cute capture, of them having fun on the ice.

  • cdudak
    cdudakover 5 years ago

    Great shot of these cubs playing on the ice…..Kay

  • brirose55
    brirose55over 5 years ago

    awesome shot

  • lloydsjourney
    lloydsjourneyover 5 years ago

    Just missing a bottle of coke. lol

    great shot.

  • zoompix
    zoompixover 5 years ago

    Thankyou for sharing this wonderful moment

  • elphonline
    elphonlineover 5 years ago

    stunning as always

  • Josie Jackson
    Josie Jacksonover 5 years ago

    Awww, this is just priceless, what a capture, well done

  • skyhorse
    skyhorseover 5 years ago

    Worth being cold for! What a wonderful action shot of these playful bears

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