Polar Bear family on Beaufort Sea, Arctic National Wildlife Refu
Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
A female polar bear and her two twin cubs sit on the shores of the Southern Beaufort Sea, watching as the ice slowly forms. The ice is critical to their survival, as it allows them to more successfully hunt the seals that make u the bulk of the polar bear diet.Polar Bear (Ursus maritimus), Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, ANWR, Alaska. Photo © copyright by Carl Donohue.