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(C) Gary Coulbourne [ Taken Near: 11-15-1997 ]
Getting very close to the camera, this polar bear is quite curious. The fact that these animals have black skin is obvious around his muzzle. When this photograph was taken, the animal was absolutely silent, and showing no signs of agression. On the frigid tunra, these animals have no natural enemies and as such, seem to have very little fear.