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"Polar Obsession 1" by Paul Nicklen.

 
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A kittiwake soars in front of a large iceberg. Svalbard, Norway (p. 29)

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In the Arctic spring, meltwater channels drain toward and down a seal hole, returning to the sea. (p. 71)

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Leopard Seal Story

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A large bull walrus returns to the shores of Prins Karl Forland after diving and feeding on clams. Svalbard, Norway (p. 150)

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Mother bear and two-year-old cub drift on glacier ice.
Hudson Strait, Nunavut, Canada (p. 77)

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