Svalbard, Norway

A massive Polar bear stands in front of a glacier far on the right-hand side. Its positioning and scene create an ideal composition with the colossal glacier.

copyright Anette Mossbacher, 10 April, 2023

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This photograph was captured with a Canon EOS-1D Mark IV and a lens. The following settings were used:

  • Aperture: ƒ/8
  • Exposure time: 1/400s
  • ISO: 800
  • Focal Length: 600mm

The original photograph has the following dimensions: 3629 by 2419 pixels (WxH).

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A marvelous Polar bear is standing in front of a glacier in Svalbard. The enormous mass of the Nordenskiöld glacier you see in this photograph. The impressive Polar bear seems like an ant compared to it. The polar bear searched the whole island he was strolling on that morning. The Polar bear stands in front of the glacier far on the right-hand side, creating the perfect opportunity for this wildlife photograph. This positioning and scene create an ideal composition and is, for sure, appealing – showing a massive Polar bear that stands in front of a colossal glacier.

Some Facts About Polar Bears

  • Their habitat and range lie primarily within the Arctic circle.
  • The skin is black. However, the hair seems to be white, but it is transparent.
  • It is one of the largest carnivores in the world.
  • Polar bears keep warm due to nearly 10 cm / 3.9″ of blubber under the skin.
  • Seals Polar bears eat the most.
  • Polar bears have 42 teeth.
  • Females generally weigh half as much as males do.

Due to climate change, potential, and ongoing habitat loss, Polar bears, Ursus maritimus, are listed as a threatened species on the IUCN list.

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1 comment for Polar Bear Stands In Front Of Glacier

  1. Stefan S.

    Fantastic Polar bear photograph with the glacier in the background. Superb

    • Anette Mossbacher

      Thank you very much, Syefan.
      Ciao Anette

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