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Face-to-face with a polar bear on Canada's Hudson Bay coast. Dymond Lake Ecolodge. Great Ice Bear Adventure. Dax Justin photo.
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December 7, 2020

A feeling you won’t find on any other polar bear adventure. The Story Behind the Photo.

"The polar bear inched closer to us, catching our scents and curiously staring directly into our eyes..." ~ Dax Justin Photo and story by Dax Justin Editor's Note: Dax Justin walked the tundra with polar bears on the Hudson Bay coast while on assignment with Canadian Geographic in 2017. He…
Polar bear at Sunset. Ian Johnson photo.
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August 11, 2020

A polar bear all to myself. The Story Behind the Photo.

Polar bear at sunrise. Seal River Heritage Lodge. Ian Johnson photo by Ian Johnson, Ian Johnson Safaris & Photography Ian Johnson. Polar bear sunrise at 8 a.m. It’s November, guests are in Seal River Heritage Lodge having breakfast all nice and toasty. I’m all alone in the yard protected by…
Walking in a blizzard at Nanuk Polar Bear Lodge.
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April 10, 2020

Windchill at -50. The Story Behind the Photo

Into the blizzard at Nanuk. Jad Davenport photo by Jad Davenport, National Geographic photographer and Churchill Wild Photo Leader With the windchill at -50°C, the mamma and her cubs were hunkered down somewhere in the maze of black spruce south of Nanuk Polar Bear Lodge. A lone cross fox bounced around…
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February 13, 2020

Three’s Not Always a Crowd. The Story Behind the Photo.

Polar bear triplets at Seal River Heritage Lodge. Photo by Quent Plett. Photo and story by Quent Plett, Churchill Wild Polar Bear Guide This photo above was taken near Seal River Heritage Lodge in August of 2017 and marks only the second time in our history that we’ve seen polar…
Ground level polar bear viewing. Nanuk Polar Bear Lodge. Peter Hall photo.
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November 14, 2019

The Artist and the Polar Bear. The Story Behind the Photo.

"It was an experience I will never forget." ~ Artist Peter Hall on meeting a polar bear face-to-face in the wild. Story and photos by Churchill Wild guest Peter Hall Artist Peter Hall was at Nanuk Polar Bear Lodge this fall for the Polar Bear Photo Safari and came eye-to-eye…
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October 10, 2019

Northern lights draped over full moon on Hudson Bay. The Story Behind the Photo.

Northern lights draped over full moon. Polar Bear Photo Safari. Seal River Heritage Lodge. James Heupel photo. Photo and story by James Heupel This photo was taken on November 12, 2014, from the Seal River Heritage Lodge compound, at 10:47 p.m. in the evening. We got the alert that the…
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September 24, 2019

Bull moose power through powder at Nanuk Polar Bear Lodge. The Story Behind the Photo.

Without warning, five of the seven bull moose took off, and the powder was flying! Nanuk Polar Bear Lodge. Charles Glatzer photo. Story and photo by Canon EOL Charles "Chas" Glatzer, ShoottheLight.com It was November and we had come to Nanuk Polar Bear Lodge on the southern shores of Hudson…
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July 3, 2019

The Year the Caribou Came Back. The Story Behind the Photo.

Caribou return to Seal River. Andy Skillen photo. Story and photo by Andy Skillen The Qamanirjuaq caribou herd typically migrates past Seal River Heritage Lodge in late fall and guests on our Polar Bear Photo Safari are often witness to this magnificent sight. In 2015 and 2016 the caribou were…
 

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