Polar Bear enjoying life
Polar Bear enjoying life

There are few things in the world that really touch my heart, apart from my family. One is the privilege of watching fauna in the wild, behaving completely naturally, unconcerned, as if the human threat did not exist. This young male polar bear (Ursus maritimus) playing in the snow - and cleaning its fur at the same time - is a great example...

No hay muchas cosas que realmente me llegan hondo, aparte de mi familia, pero una desde luego es poder disfrutar de la fauna en estado totalmente libre, comportándose con naturalidad como si la amenaza humana no existiera. Este joven oso polar (Ursus maritimus) jugando en la nieve (lo cual al mismo tiempo limpia su pelo) es un gran ejemplo...
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Nikon D700, Nikkor 500mm F4 + 1.4x extender, beanbag, taken from an icebreaker
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Date: 17/07/2011

Location: Spitsbergen Island, Svalbard, Norway

Photographer: Arturo de Frias

Polar Bear enjoying life

There are few things in the world that really touch my heart, apart from my family. One is the privilege of watching fauna in the wild, behaving completely naturally, unconcerned, as if the human threat did not exist. This young male polar bear (Ursus maritimus) playing in the snow - and cleaning its fur at the same time - is a great example...

No hay muchas cosas que realmente me llegan hondo, aparte de mi familia, pero una desde luego es poder disfrutar de la fauna en estado totalmente libre, comportándose con naturalidad como si la amenaza humana no existiera. Este joven oso polar (Ursus maritimus) jugando en la nieve (lo cual al mismo tiempo limpia su pelo) es un gran ejemplo...
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Nikon D700, Nikkor 500mm F4 + 1.4x extender, beanbag, taken from an icebreaker
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Date: 17/07/2011

Location: Spitsbergen Island, Svalbard, Norway

Photographer: Arturo de Frias