Polar Bear Pack Ice in Baffin Bay Between Baffin Island and Greenland
He was a big boy alright and the captain drove (do you drive ships?) very slowly up towards him. He was no doubt thinking the Polar Bear equivalent of "What the *****!" as this huge ship came up to him while he was minding his own business on an ice floe out of sight of any land and hoping to see nothing more or less unusual than a tasty seal.
Air temp: +2ºC Latitude: 72º30'N Longitude: 75º05'W
Photo; © Paul Ward - These are pictures from a cruise to the High Arctic in high summer, from Resolute Bay, Canada to Kangerlussuaq, Greenland.