2000 Photo Contest, Nature, Honorable mention

Hans-Jürgen and Heidi Koch


01 January, 1999

When swimming, polar bears use their forepaws as paddles and their back paws as a rudder. The photographers set out to demonstrate that natural animal behavior can be as authentically photographed in captivity as in the wild by photographing polar bears in German and Swedish zoos.

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Hans-Jürgen and Heidi Koch

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