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NOAA's Ark - Animals Collection
Catalog of Images

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Polar bear - Ursus maritimus - on the ice in the Beaufort Sea.
Alaska Northern, Beaufort Sea
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Polar bear - Ursus maritimus - on the ice in the Beaufort Sea.
Alaska Northern, Beaufort Sea
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Polar bear - Ursus maritimus - on tundra.
Alaska Northern 1959
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Orphaned polar bear cubs - Ursus maritimus - being sent to zoo.
Alaska, North Slope 1959
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Orphaned polar bear cubs - Ursus maritimus - being sent to zoo.
Alaska, North Slope 1959
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Brown bear (grizzly) - Ursus arctos - on the tundra.
Alaska Northern 1959
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Polar bear - Ursus maritimus - on the Beaufort Sea ice in the summer.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 1978 August
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Polar bear - Ursus maritimus - running from helicopter noise during Outer Continental Shelf Environmental Assessment Program.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 1978 August
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Walrus - Odobenus rosmarus divergens - on Bering Sea island.
Alaska, Bering Sea, Round Island, 1978 June
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Walrus - Odobenus rosmarus divergens - on Bering Sea island.
Alaska, Bering Sea, Round Island, 1979 September
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Walrus - Odobenus rosmarus divergens - on Bering Sea island.
Alaska, Bering Sea, Round Island, 1979 September
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Walrus - Odobenus rosmarus divergens - on Bering Sea island.
Alaska, Bering Sea, Round Island, 1979 September
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Walrus - Odobenus rosmarus divergens - swimming close to shore.
Alaska, Bering Sea, Round Island, 1982 July
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Walrus - Odobenus rosmarus divergens - swimming close to shore.
Alaska, Bering Sea, Round Island, 1982 July
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Walrus - Odobenus rosmarus divergens - on Bering Sea island.
Alaska, Bering Sea, Round Island, 1979 September
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Walrus - Odobenus rosmarus divergens - hauled out on Bering Sea ice.
Alaska, Bering Sea 1978 June
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Walrus - Odobenus rosmarus divergens - hauled out on Bering Sea ice.
Alaska, Bering Sea 1978 June
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Walrus - Odobenus rosmarus divergens - hauled out on Bering Sea ice.
Alaska, Bering Sea 1978 June
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Walrus - Odobenus rosmarus divergens - hauled out on Bering Sea ice.
Alaska, Bering Sea 1978 June
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Walrus - Odobenus rosmarus divergens - swimming in the ice floes in the Bering Sea.
Alaska, Bering Sea 1978 June
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Large walrus on the ice - Odobenus rosmarus divergens - contemplating the photographer.
Alaska, Bering Sea 1978 June
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Large walrus on the ice - Odobenus rosmarus divergens - contemplating the photographer.
Alaska, Bering Sea 1978 June
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Walrus - Odobenus rosmarus divergens - hauled out on Bering Sea ice.
Alaska, Bering Sea 1978 June
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Walrus - Odobenus rosmarus divergens - hauled out on Bering Sea ice.
Alaska, Bering Sea 1978 June
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Polar bear - Ursus maritimus - hunting near large group of walrus. Polar bear normally won't attack walrus unless walrus is sick or very young.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 1978 August
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Polar bear - Ursus maritimus - hunting near large group of walrus. Polar bear normally won't attack walrus unless walrus is sick or very young.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 1978 August
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Polar bear - Ursus maritimus - appears to be stalking walrus - in fact was running from helicopter noise.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 1978 August
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Overhead view taken from helicopter of swimming polar bear - Ursus maritimus.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 1978 August
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Dead walrus - Odobenus rosmarus divergens -found floating in sea being taken on board ship for studying.
Alaska, Bering Sea
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Attentive walrus - Odobenus rosmarus divergens - inspecting photographer.
Alaska, Bering Sea
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Large fat walrus - Odobenus rosmarus divergens - showing extent of blubber deposits.
Alaska, Bering Sea
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Cubs stay with sedated polar bear - Ursus maritimus - mother during Outer Continental Shelf Environmental Assessment Program studies.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 1982 May
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Sedated bear - Ursus maritimus - ready for measurement and tagging. Outer Continental Shelf Environmental Assessment Program studies.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 1982 May
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Helicopter pilot Budd Christman with sedated polar bear - Ursus maritimus. Bears were measured and tagged for future study. Outer Continental Shelf Environmental Assessment Program (OCSEAP) studies.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 1982 May
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Helicopter pilot Budd Christman with large sedated male polar bear - Ursus maritimus. Bears were measured and tagged for future study. Outer Continental Shelf Environmental Assessment Program (OCSEAP) studies.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 1982 May
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Steve Amstrup of USFWS with large sedated polar bear - Ursus maritimus. Bears were measured and tagged for future study. This sedated male was ready for the WWF with a 45 inch neck and weighing about 1400 pounds.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 1982 May
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Budd Christman with large sedated polar bear - Ursus maritimus. Bears were measured and tagged for future study.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 1982 May
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Steve Amstrup with large sedated polar bear - Ursus maritimus. Bears were measured and tagged for future study.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 1982 May
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Preparing to pull tooth of large sedated polar bear - Ursus maritimus. Bears were measured and tagged for future study. Teeth were pulled to study age and general health of bears.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 1982 May
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Large sedated polar bear - Ursus maritimus. Bears were measured and tagged for future study. Large padded feet for traction on the ice.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 1982 May
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Large sedated polar bear - Ursus maritimus. Large padded feet for traction on the ice.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 1982 May
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Brown bear - Ursus arctos - on the shore of the Beaufort Sea
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 1982 August
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Brown bear - Ursus arctos - on the shore of the Beaufort Sea
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 1982 August
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Brown bear - Ursus arctos - on the shore of the Beaufort Sea
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 1978 September
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Brown bear - Ursus arctos - on the shore of the Beaufort Sea
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 1982 August
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Mama bear with two cubs - Alaska brown bears - Ursus arctos.
Alaska
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Mama bear with two cubs - Alaska brown bears - Ursus arctos.
Alaska
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Mama bear with two cubs - Alaska brown bears - Ursus arctos.
Alaska
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Polar bear with cub on the ice in the Arctic Ocean north of western Russia.
Arctic Ocean

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