Sliding on Thin Ice: Another Polar Bear Sighting!

This polar bear was sighted on Saturday, September 15th from the Healy. The polar bear was observed having trouble walking on the thin ice.  The bear’s paws were breaking through the ice,  so it got on it’s belly, distributed the weight, and slid!

Polar bear on thin ice. Photo: Lisa Robbins.

Polar bear sliding on the thin ice. Photo: Lisa Robbins

Polar bear waking on the ice. Photo: Lisa Robbins

Polar bear sliding on ice. Photo: Lisa Robbins

Polar bear partially swimming, partially on the ice. Photo: Lisa Robbins

 

 

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