Arctic Hares have an amazing camouflage of white and black-tipped ears that not only blend in with the snow and rocks but provide a unique target for raptors to focus on instead of the body flesh. Many times when attacked the hare can evade by having extra seconds to find shelter. Churchill has Arctic Hares throughout the tundra year-round!
Back in the Polar Bear Capital of the World for the start of aurora season and the buzz around town is that a bear was spotted on the Churchill River about 20 min away from town! This occurrence sends us a strong reminder to always be aware of polar bears! Discover Churchill reported on this sighting.
This majestic silver fox was captured on the tundra in Churchill, Manitoba. With the absence of polar bears around the area these winter days, we are always hoping to see the other awesome creatures that call this place home. This fox seems on alert knowing that all eyes are on him when in other months he would be just a supporting cast member. Enjoy.
This classic northern image of a warmly dressed child in Pangnirtung, Nunavut. The simplicity of life in the north forces us to consider how complex life becomes here in the lower hemispheres. Survival can be a wonderfully, freeing way of life and every day it’s a part of life for Inuit peoples.
Inuvik’s Annual Sunrise Festival marked the return of sunlight to the region following 30 days of darkness! This primordial annual celebration is an amazing time for hope in the souls of the inhabitants of this northern region. What a celebration of light in more ways than one!