The 3-month old polar bear cub pokes its head out of the den
Mother and cub emerge from the den for the first time
Mom takes a good look around before coming out of the den
The cub takes its first tentative steps outside the den, staying as close as possible to Mom
Kiss for Mom
Shy and Curious
It's a huge world out there...
Born to Run
The cub gets brave enough to scamper around the den site, while Mom was napping nearby
Honourable mention, CPC Elevate 2015 Worldwide WOW photo contest
Snug as a bug...
2nd Place, CPC Elevate 2015 Worldwide WOW photo contest
Farewell, Good Hunting, and Thank You
The new family begins the long journey to the ice of Hudson Bay
Come Back Soon!
Keep going, Mom!
Walk With Me
A polar bear mother leads her cub through a snowstorm
A polar bear cub makes fun of the photographers