A Polar Bear cub is very curious and this one can not wait to explore the Tundra Buggy used for tourism in the Churchill Wildlife Management Area in Churchill, Manitoba. Tourists hang out the window on the Tundra Buggy while the Polar Bear Cub swats the tourism vehicle to see exactly what it is made of and to have a closer look at the strange shapes looking at him.
Everything that passes through the Churchill Wildlife Management Area is strange to this Polar Bear Cub and his mother will keep a close eye on him to make sure he does not get into any mischief. Wildlife is very unpredictable and that is why the people about this tourism adventure stay aboard the tundra buggy and watch the wildlife from above.
The cub may seem like he just wants to play, but different thoughts might be encircling his mother who is not far from where this cub is exploring.Wildlife is plentiful around Churchill, Manitoba, but like any type of animal, timing is of the essence. Before the Hudson Bay freezes over, Polar Bears wander around Churchill looking for things to do while they search for small meals to feed on. Once winter has fully settled in around Churchill, Manitoba, a majority of the Polar Bears are along the water's edge or floating around on ice floes in search of Ringed Seals.
Tourism has made Churchill, Manitoba what it is today and most of the thanks must be directed at the Polar Bear population. Other types of wildlife are often seen on these tours, but everyone that ventures to Churchill is in search of the great white bear.
Polar Bear, Ursus maritimus, 11 months old exploring a tundra buggy in the Churchill Wildlife Management Area, Hudson Bay, Churchill, Manitoba, Canada.
I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, aperture of f/6.3, exposure time of 1/500 sec. on ISO 400, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 150mm.
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