Polar bear (Ursus maritimus)

A scruffy and lethargic polar bear resting on a shore on an islet that not long ago was under a glacier.

While the polar bear struggles with less sea ice, the arctic tern (Sterna paradisaea) finds new opportunities on new land. Likely this bear was attracted by the huge numbers of terns here, but their eggs and chicks is but a tiny morsel, hardly worth the incessant attacks by hundreds of sharp beaks and their fecal bombardments.

Last Updated on 25 March, 2023 by morten

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