Canada/Manitoba: Polar Bears in Churchill
Churchill is a small town in Canada located on the shore of the Hudson Bay, it is a place with one of the highest concentration of polar bears in the world and probably the easiest place to see them. While bears concentrate on the shores of Hudson Bay for about two weeks in the early November, you have a chance to see them in the hundreds as they roam the shore. They come up close to the vehicles, stand up and look straight at you. One can also spot mothers with adolescents. As the ice firms up, the bear leave the shore for the open water and start hunting seals. Diminishing ice as a result of the global warming is a threat to the bears’ habitat.