Churchill’s polar bears are a bunch of bruisers. While females tend to cubs, young males kill time wrestling, pawing and playfully pummeling each other in a ‘sparring’ ritual. Researchers don’t yet know the reasons behind the feats of strength and brawn but one thing’s for sure—polar bear sparring is a spectacle everyone should see.
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Churchill is famous for being the polar bear capital of the world. And that’s just for starters. Here are some lesser known facts (and great story ideas) about this magical northern Manitoba outpost.
At Churchill Northern Studies Centre, guests stay among working scientists in Manitoba’s polar bear country. Seasonal programs focus on bears, birdlife, northern lights, belugas and more.
Walking safaris into bear country