Photo: Arctic Wildlife Hudson Bay Polar Bear Canada

The magnificent polar bear is one species of wildlife which is right at home in the arctic environment of northern Manitoba, Canada where it spends the summer months conserving its energy on the shores of Hudson Bay.

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Arctic Wildlife Hudson Bay Polar Bear Canada
Photo of a cute polar bear, as the top predator, Polar Bears prey on other arctic dwelling wildlife.
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Among the species of wildlife found in the arctic regions of Canada is the great Polar Bear, the largest predator in the world.

The Polar Bears which are found on the southern shores of Hudson Bay, Canada mostly sleep or at least rest in order to conserve their energy through the summer months and into early winter. They remain in this state until sufficient pack ice has built up in the bay, providing them with a platform from which to hunt for their preferred food - ringed seals and other marine mammals. During this time, a polar bear generally lives off its fat reserves which it will supplement with other wildlife found in it's arctic habitat such as reindeer, fox, muskox, birds, rodents, and at times wild plants.

Polar Bear, Ursus maritimus, in the Churchill Wildlife Management Area, Hudson Bay, Churchill, Manitoba, Canada.

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I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, aperture of f/6.3, exposure time of 1/320 sec. on ISO 100, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 340mm.

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