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Posted by gregc on Mon Aug 09, 2021 5:50 am

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Mother and juvenile polar bears. Rescuing files from a corrupted disc, so this is a few years old. Was taken in the month of April, the light is softer than in summer. About 600km from the pole. They came to investigate the smells of our little boat.

ISO1250, 560mm, f4.5, 1/1000, by Canon

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by Axel Hildebrandt on Mon Aug 09, 2021 7:11 am
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Great moment, makes you wonder what the mother senses and thinks. :)
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by david fletcher on Mon Aug 09, 2021 8:21 am
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They have phenomenal sense of smell and small wonder you got a visit Greg. Excellent opportunity taken. Nice one.
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by Des on Mon Aug 09, 2021 8:45 am
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Mum is definitely checking you out, Greg! The large file looks lovely.
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by Carol Clarke on Mon Aug 09, 2021 1:58 pm
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Mother is using all her senses to check you out, and as they can smell prey up to a kilometre away she has been smelling your boat for a while! Lovely content and composition, Greg and I like the way they are posed. A fine shot with excellent detail - click to fully appreciate!

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by Cindy Marple on Mon Aug 09, 2021 5:45 pm
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Oh so lovely. Beautiful setting, nice poses, and just love Mom's interest in you.
 

by Cynthia Crawford on Sat Aug 14, 2021 4:38 pm
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Aren't they something! Two beauties-I long to think they will be still strong and healthy in the present day.
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