15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Polar Bear

This was the closest polar bear encounter I've had, and the beautiful water provided a nice backdrop. Unfortunately, this polar bear was skinny and represents the sad reality that global warming is affecting their habitat with the melting ice.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Greenland
Camera: Canon EOS Rebel T6i
Copyright: © Elissa Title