Polar Bears
Dogs provided companionship and entertainment for people living in the station camp, and they also alerted the camp when polar bears were present. Here, dogs are approaching a polar bear as it emerges from a lead (crack) in the ice. Image credit: EWG.
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Filename:06_polar_bears_01.jpg
Album name:windnagel / Arctic Climatology and Meteorolgy
Keywords:Arctic, arctic_ocean, drifting stations, polar bears, dogs, cracks, leads
Image Credit:Environmental Working Group
File Size:13 KB
Date added:Feb 14, 2013
Dimensions:298 x 233 pixels
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URL:http://nsidc.org/gallery/coppermine/displayimage.php?pos=-1639
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