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This Starving Polar Bear Broke a Photographer's Heart

4 monthes ago   |   By Peta Pixel

National Geographic photographer Paul Nicklen was visiting the Baffin Islands in Canada this summer when he came across a heartbreaking sight: a starving polar bear on an iceless land.
Nicklen captured this footage of the bear, which National Geographic just published :
The video “shows the polar bear clinging to life, its white hair limply covering its thin, bony frame,” writes National Geographic. One of the bear's back legs drags behind it as it walks, likely due to muscle atrophy. Looking for food, the polar bear slowly rummages through a nearby trashcan used seasonally by Inuit...
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