Polar Play~

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Here is another set of beautiful photographs from Cindy Knoke!

We are seeing polar bear everyday here in The Hudson Bay!

This series of shots are a mama and cub at play.

Polar Bear health is rated on a scale of 1-5, with 1 being too thin and starving, and 5 being overfed and obese.

I am happy to report that all the bears we are seeing are healthy fours!

The population of polar bears at Hudson Bay are thought to number between 900-1000.

Their numbers are estimated to have declined 17% in recent years.

Despite these sobering statistics, all the bears we are seeing look really healthy.

During the end of August, polar bears are in a state of semi-stuporous, walking hibernation, waiting for the waters of the bay to freeze up, so they can head out and hunt seals.

They still do eat and hunt though, and I will show you some photos of this in my next…

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6 thoughts on “Polar Play~

  1. Pictures of Polar Bears always make me sad because I keep thinking of the damage we humans do to them and the environment, and when we’ll be able to see these magnificent animals in zoos only.

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