July 2, 2014

Polar Bear Cubs, Manitoba

Photograph by Meril Darees

Twin polar bear cubs frolic on the snow near Churchill, Manitoba, a town on the west shore of Hudson Bay known for the bears that gather there in fall. The animals are tailor-made for the inhospitable environment, with a thick coat of insulated fur covering a warming layer of fat.

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