Birdzilla Staff Mark and Becci Crowe Enjoy Time with the Polar Bears of Churchill, Manitoba, Canada.

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Churchill is pretty far north and the nights are long and cold.

 

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Winter nights are long but the sun does hang around.

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A bonus is a chance to see the Northern Lights.

Now on to the Polar Bears!

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Special vehicles are available for reaching the bears over snow-covered ground.

 

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Becci taking a peak out the van.

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Polar Bears arriving, mom with offspring.


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They seem so friendly.

 

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A friendly greeting?

 

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Still on good terms?

 

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Just playing, we think.

 

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Bear love?

 

When the bears get too close to town and too nosey they sometimes escorted out of town.

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Ready?

 

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A free helicopter ride.

 

Other animals are often see in the area.

 

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Female Rock and Willow Ptarmigans are very similar in the winter, not sure which this one is.