Photo: Polar Bear Ringed Seals Meal Frozen Lake Manitoba

A meal of Ringed Seals is just what this Polar Bear ordered as he eats it on a frozen lake near the shores of the Hudson Bay in Churchill, Manitoba.

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Polar Bear Ringed Seals Meal Frozen Lake Manitoba
Photo of a Polar Bear enjoying a meal of Ringed Seals on a frozen lake in Churchill, Manitoba in Canada.
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A Polar Bear is very content while eating his ringed seal on a frozen lake which he captured in the Hudson Bay in Churchill, Manitoba but he keeps a close eye on any type of intruders which may venture near his meal. The Polar Bear will eat many ringed seals as meals throughout the winter months in order to fatten himself up for the months ahead.

Ringed seals are plentiful around the Hudson Bay which is the main reason the Polar Bears are very patient until the pack ice begins to form along the shores. The chances of one of these ringed seals being able to survive once a Polar Bear finds it is slim to none and a meal is in place for the Polar Bear. After the Polar Bear has killed the ringed seal, he will rip the food up with its teeth and eat the skin, fat and internal organs, the meat is left behind.

Polar Bear, Ursus maritimus, eating a seal on a frozen lake near the shores of 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/5.6, exposure time of 1/1250 sec. on ISO 400, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 420mm.

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Polar Bear Ringed Seals Meal Frozen Lake Manitoba
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Rolf Hicker Photography
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