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North Pole
 
   
Spitsbergen Polar Bear Safari
   
Day 5 ~ On the Ice
 

 

 

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Our naturalist determined this was a female (although not collared) about 5 years old - came right up to the ship

 

 

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With a yawn she was gone, her departure sending a couple of other bears off running in the distance.

 

 

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This bear was out in the far distance keeping itself hidden from the bear close to the ship

 

 

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This bear was just a little closer and took off running as soon as the other bear left the ship area
 
Day 6 ~ 14th of July Glacier & Nylondon

 

 

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View of the glacier from the bow of the ship
"Nessie" the iceberg??????
 
Zodiacs ~ 14th of July Glacier Krossfjord

 

 

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Puffin starting to mate and build nests in the rocks

 

 

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Pair of Puffin
Old mining cabin
   
   
   
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