Inspired by the extreme cold warnings in Houston (lows in the 40′s !), today’s image is from our 2008 trip to Churchill, Canada. It isn’t very easy to see polar bears in the wild, but for a few weeks each fall they congregate on the tundra waiting for the ice to freeze in Hudson Bay. We spent four nights on the tundra, eating and sleeping in specially designed elevated...read more
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In 2008 we were fortunate to spend five nights at the Tundra Buggy Lodge in Churchill, Canada observing wild polar bears in their natural habitat. As one of the “must sees” for any wildlife photographer, we booked this trip FAR in advance and hoped that the experience would justify the hefty price tag. With bears banging on the side of the lodge, lots of sparing bears, and a mom...read more
Here’s another quick video from our trip to Churchill, this one featuring some of the lesser known residents: arctic fox, ptarmigan, and arctic hare. This is the last from Churchill for a while as I’m convinced I’ve been through all the video ...read more
Last November (that’s right, a YEAR ago), Andy and I spent five nights at the Tundra Buggy Lodge in Churchill, Canada. This is one of the few places on earth where for a few weeks each year, the chances are pretty good that you will be able to observe polar bears in their natural environment. It was kind of a busy year so I never got around to finishing the video, but I couldn’t...read more