18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
His last winter coming...

This huge polar bear is old and already weak. He moves very slowly and doesnt have any power for hunting. There is a carcass of walrus at the shore, but its not enough for surviving during long winter.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2020
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Rirkaipi, Chukotka, Russia
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
Copyright: © Vladimir Mats