Since the polar bear research team from Environment Canada and Climate Change has been conducting their annual fall polar bear survey out of Churchill, MB for the past month, we asked them to keep an eye out for Ursula. By the time we asked they had already spotted her!
Sea Ice, Seals, and Suitors
Since the last time we checked in, Ursula has veered back north up to the Manitoba/Nunavut border. She is still well away from land, though she has continued to stay within the western region of Hudson Bay.
A Spring in Ursula’s Step
It’s April which means that Ursula’s cub is (most likely) officially on its own and Ursula is single and ready to mingle!
Polar bear Ursula greets the spring
Although it’s been two weeks since we last checked in with Ursula on the PBI Bear Tracker, there is not much new to report.
Happy International Polar Bear Day, Ursula!
International Polar Bear Day is February 27th and while we celebrate on social media and by taking the Thermostat Challenge for polar bears, Ursula celebrates by eating seals! The last couple weeks have seen Ursula turn back up north, veering toward the west coast until making a much smaller movement in a southeast direction. She