05 Apr '11, 1pm

Check out Polar Bear Odyssey:

Check out Polar Bear Odyssey:

It was the hint of dawn that told Aakaga that the paradise of winter was coming to an end. Winter is the best time for polar bears. There isn’t much land above the Arctic Circle—just an ocean’s worth of ice stretching beyond the horizon in all directions. Below that ice, delicious seals swim through the life-rich waters—and seals have to breathe. They create holes in the ice where they can surface … holes where a polar bear can wait in ambush—white on white and almost invisible from below the surface. The winter came late this year. But Aakaga (Inuit for “My Mother”) and her year-old cub pair, Qannik (her name means “Snowflake”) and Siku (his name means “Ice”), have had a recent string of good luck. Polar Bear Trivia Test your polar bear knowledge. Q: What 18th century British explorer and Royal Navy officer was the first European to publish an account of polar bears? You'...

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