This polar bear cub is only about 11 months old and is still very curious about many things, especially ones which include the presence of humans. As a tundra buggy tour stops in the Churchill Wildlife Management Area in Churchill, Manitoba, the cub spends some time exploring the tire and wheel well.
While the Polar Bear cub sniffs about to see what has been brought into his territory, the passengers aboard the tundra buggy have ample time to capture some amazing pictures. The tundra buggy tires are very large and when this cub stands on his hind legs, he would be taller the tire.
Passengers aboard the tundra buggy tours are always kept on board as the danger is very real even when the Polar Bears are still cubs and chances are, its mother is not far away. ... continue below the picture...
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Polar Bear, Ursus maritimus, 11 months old exploring a tundra buggy in the Churchill Wildlife Management Area, Hudson Bay, Churchill, Manitoba, Canada.