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Snuggling With Mama
Photograph by Norbert Rosing

A polar bear cub finds refuge from frigid winds on the Manitoba landscape. About three months old, the cub relies entirely on its mother for food and protection—and may stay with her for more than two years.



Camera: Leica R8
Film Type: Fujichrome Velvia 50
Lens: Leica Apo-Telyt-Module-R 4.0/560
Speed and F-Stop: 1/250 @ f/8
Weather Conditions: Sunny, heavy winds
Time of Day: Late afternoon
Lighting Techniques: Natural light





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