July 4, 2015

Polar Bear Cubs in Kaktovik, Alaska

Photograph by Laura Keene

Polar bear cubs stand up for a better look at other youngsters in Kaktovik, an Inupiat village on the shores of the Beaufort Sea in Alaska. Bears frequently aggregate in and around Kaktovik, which is part of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

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