Polar love (10 photos)

One of the few places where you can see polar bears in their natural habitat - a town of Churchill (Churchill), Manitoba (Manitoba) in Canada. Churchill called "the white-bear capital of the world» (Polar Bear Capital of the World). Just a few kilometers from the city begins the territory of the Canadian Reserve "Vapuck» (Wapusk National Park), which is home to the largest colony of polar bears, which has a half thousand individuals. (The name "Vapuck" in the language of Cree means "polar bear»).

In mid-October - early November, when it is a so-called bear season, thousands of tourists gather here to witness the migration of polar bears. Possible interest Photographer Jonathan Hayward (Jonathan Hayward) from the news agency The Canadian Press has brought from the Canadian subarctic fascinating series of photographs of one bear family.


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