17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World

At the end of the Winter, mother Polar bears leave the dens where they gave birth to their cubs a couple of months before. With a little luck it's possible to meet the curious babies exploring the world for the first times. This mother was showing the world to her newborn cubs. After a good sleep, it was time for the babies to explore and play

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Date Taken: 03.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: Churchill, Canada
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