HomeAboutActivitiesMapsPhotosPublicationsNews
 
Home >> Arctic Biodiversity >> Polar bear, Svalbard
Size Pixels Download  
small 800 x 531 Download  
medium 2200 x 1461 Download  
large 3500 x 2324 Download  
original 4288 x 2848 Download  
Uploaded on Sunday 13 Nov 2011 by Peter Prokosch

Polar bear, Svalbard

Year: 2011
From collection: Arctic Biodiversity
Taken by: Peter Prokosch
More than any other animal, the polar bear, Ursus maritimus, is recognized as the symbol of the Arctic. With white fur and a sub-skin blubber providing insulation, the polar bear has adapted to live in severe cold conditions. The polar bear finds the majority of its prey on the sea ice – mostly seals.
Views: 237     Downloads: 53     Rating: 4
Relevant links:
Copper River Delta Shorebird Festival, Cordova, Alaska
Franz Josef Land 2012 - Video
Humpback Whale, Franz Josef Land, Russian Arctic National Park
Tourists Caring for the Environment, Bell Island, Franz Josef Land/Russian Arctic National Park
Tourist with Arctic Poppies, Georgeland/Franz Josef Land, Russian Arctic National Park
Saltmarshes and tidal flats, Copper River Delta, Alaska
Cordova Harbor, Copper River Delta, Alaska
Arctic tern, Sterna paradisea
;