April 9, 2015

Scar Face

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April 9, 2015
Scar Face

Species: Polar Bear | Location: Churchill, Canada

This bear is an old male, evidenced by the numerous scars on his face. He was one of the biggest bears to approach our rover last season. Oftentimes we only see the younger males around the tundra trails. The big brutes like this guy are often sequestered near Cape Churchill, a place where younger bears typically avoid.

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Sean Beckett grew up exploring the woods of northern Vermont. His love for the outdoors developed into a love of birdwatching, avian ecology and environmental education. He graduated from Vassar College in upstate New York with a degree in Biology and Environmental Studies. Read Sean's bio to learn more about him.

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