Polar bears on Kongsøya


Polar bear inspecting researcher’s toilet on the island of Kongsoya, Svalbard. I wonder if anybody is inside? Taken from researcher Ólafur Ingólfsson’s page here on Svalbard wildlife.

Kongsoya has the highest recorded density of polar bear dens in the world: in 1980 at Bogen on Kongsoya there were 12 dens per km² and in August 1984, 168 bears were observed on the island!” Here