Thursday, February 16, 2012

Rare ‘white’ black beast captured on camera is not a polar bear

You could be forgiven for thinking it was a polar bear that had wandered off the ice and somehow found itself in a forest.

But this golden, almost white, beautifully unique creature is in fact a white variant of the North American black bear known as the spirit bear.

The animal, also known as the Kermode bear, lives among more conventional-looking black bears in the dense green forests of British Columbia in Canada. Read More + More Fantastic Images