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Two polar bears cuddling while napping in the snow in Churchill, Canada
February 27, 2021

Winter Nap

A polar bear and her cub sleep in the snow. The bears are waiting for the Hudson Bay to freeze over so that they can spend the winter hunting seals on the ice.
Photograph by Maria Stenzel, Nat Geo Image Collection
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