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(nationalgeographic)--PHOTOGRAPH BY PAUL NICKLEN

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A ringed seal scans for polar bears before snatching a breath off of Baffin Island in the Canadian Arctic.



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Meltwater gushes from an ice cap on the island of Nordaustlandet, in Norway's Svalbard archipelago.



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Concealed by rye grass covered with hoar frost, an arctic fox listens for mice under the winter snow in Churchill, Canada. When the season changes, the fox's coat turns as well, adopting a brown or gray appearance that provides cover among the summer tundra's rocks and plants.



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Preparing to launch from the sea to the sea ice, an emperor penguin reaches maximum speed in the Ross Sea, Antarctica.



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Male narwhals rest in Canada's Admiralty Inlet. In spring, as the ice pack recedes, narwhals push into cracks and holes as they migrate. Their compact size and lack of dorsal fins aid travel beneath the ice. The annual migration also brings them within range of human hunters.



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In a far north without ice, a mother bear could be stranded a long way from good hunting, struggling to feed herself and her cubs. This snow-free scene near Kapp Fanshawe (Cape Fanshawe) offers a glimpse of what may be the Arctic's rockier future.



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King penguins gathered at a rookery in Gold Harbor, South Georgia Island, Antarctica.



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