13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World

A portrait of a polar bear lying on the ground for protect itself from the wind blowing from the Hudson Bay and that sweeps the snow. During the days of strong wind, they prefer not to move because are limited in olfaction, the most important organ.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Churchill, Canada
Camera: Canon EOS-1D Mark III
Copyright: © Ivan Mazzon