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Uploaded on Thursday 07 Jul 2011 by Peter Prokosch

Polar bear diving after whale cadaver, Svalbard

Year: 2010
From collection: Arctic Biodiversity
Taken by: Peter Prokosch
Even after 2 years in the cold Arctic environment a dead whale still serves as food source for polar bears. They just have to dive to get down to the rotten meat. A known site in Northern Svalbard for tour operators to show polar bears to their clients.
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