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Polar Bears of Alaska

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Her mother and brother had moved on with barely a passing glance at the boat full of humans off the shore. This wild female Polar Bear (Ursus maritimus) cub usually ignored us. Here she took an interest, getting low and sniffing our scent while watching us intently. Apparently satisfied (or bored) with us after a few moments, she moved on. A brief but invigorating encounter for us anyway.
Curious Cub