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.
Image ID: anim0036, NOAA's Ark - Animals Collection
Location: Alaska, Beaufort Sea
Photo Date: 1982 May
Photographer: Captain Budd Christman, NOAA Corps
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