Polar Bears Put On A Show In Manitoba

WPXI 2011-10-31: (CNN) —
Photo: AP / Kike Calvo
Tucked away in the
Canadian province of Manitoba for several weeks each autumn is the largest wild
polar
bear concentration in the world. An estimated 1,000 or so polar bears gather near the small
town of Churchill, waiting for Hudson Bay to freeze over so they can hunt seals
and other marine mammals. This annual migration provides tourists,
photographers and scientists from around the world the unique opportunity to
view polar bears up close and personal. “The most inspiring element of this
adventure is the opportunity to lock your gaze with a wild polar bear,” said
John Gunter, the general manager of… more »

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~ by narhvalur on November 1, 2011.

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