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The Fish Finder You can feel the magic in the air when in the presence of the very rare Spirit Bear. British Columbia,Canada,Fall,Geotagged,Kermode bear,Ursus americanus kermodei,nature,rare,spiritbear,wildlife Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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The Kermode bear /ˈkɜrˌmoʊdi/ , also known as the "spirit bear" , is a subspecies of the American black bear living in the Central and North Coast regions of British Columbia, Canada. It is the official provincial mammal of British Columbia. It is noted for about 1⁄10 of their population having white or cream-colored coats. This color is due to a double recessive gene unique in the subspecies. They are not albinos and not any more related to polar bears or the "blonde" brown bears of Alaska's.. more

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Uploaded Feb 16, 2020. Captured Sep 24, 2019 11:46 in Kitimat-Stikine C (Part 2), BC, Canada.
  • Canon EOS-1D X Mark II
  • f/4.0
  • 1/640s
  • ISO1250
  • 600mm