Species: Polar Bear | Location: Churchill, Manitoba, Canada
Usually with their rump in the air, polar bears use their hind legs to push themselves along the ice. This helps clean their fur and the ice keeps their bodies cool. A side benefit is that it's so darn cute for us to watch and photograph!
About The Photographer
Eric's illustrious career began in Alaska in 1989, where he worked as a field researcher on many of the state’s diverse animal species, including river otters, waterfowl, moose and reindeer. He also served as the Head Naturalist at Kantishna Roadhouse Lodge in Denali National Park. Read Eric's bio to learn more about him!