CANADA A ring seal looks for polar bears through the glassy surface layer of its hole before surfacing for a breath. Without ice, ring seals will lose a key part of their environment where they build igloos (seal birth chambers), and the series of holes which allow them a defense mechanism against polar bears.
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About Paul Nicklen
Canadian, b. 1968, Tisdale, Canada , based in Nanoose Bay, Canada