Polar bear calmly crosses road just a few feet from humans in remote Canadian town where 1,000 of the Arctic animals migrate every autumn
- The polar bear was perfectly comfortable being near humans
- It looked at them briefly and continued its way towards Churchill, Canada
- The small remote town is dubbed the ‘polar bear capital of the world’
A polar bear was filmed calmly crossing a road, just a few feet away from humans, in a Canadian town where about a thousand polar bears choose to migrate every year.
The polar bear looks pefectly comfortable being near humans, checks them out briefly and then carefully crosses the road.
The bear can be seen walking through the snow approaching a group of people who have pulled over on the side of the road.
It looks at them for a moment and continues its way.
The video was taken earlier this month in the small remote town of Churchill, Manitoba in Canada.
Its residents are not surprised by the sight as polar bears are the town’s main attraction.
The polar bear looks at the humans who have pulled over on the side of the road
The bear was filmed casually crossing the road on its way to the small Canadian town
The town has been dubbed the ‘polar bear capital of the world’ as every autumn about a 1000 polar bears choose it to migrate- one to every resident of Churchill.
The residents of the town, located on the shores of Canada’s Hudson Bay, every year during October and November, share their streets with the Arctic animals.
Churchill, Manitoba in Canada is nicknamed ‘ the polar bear capital of the world’ where about a 1000 polar bears migrate every year
The world’s largest land carnivores chosse Churchill to spend the summer and await winter, when the bay freezes and they can perch on the ice and hunt for ringed seals.
In Churchill, mothers tend to cubs while adult males play-fight as they wait for Hudson Bay to freeze over.
During polar bear season the town is filled with tourists who want to take a closer look of the bears.