Alan Taylor for theatlantic.com, | November 24, 2021

Photos: Churchill, Manitoba, During Polar-Bear Season

Carlos Osorio, a photographer with Reuters, has spent the past week in Churchill, Manitoba, taking photos of polar bears, the town, and the frigid landscape.

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In northern Manitoba, Canada, the town of Churchill sits along the shore of Hudson Bay, just south of the Arctic Circle. The town has become world-famous for an abundance of polar bears, especially during the months of October and November. Carlos Osorio, a photographer with Reuters, has spent the past week in Churchill, taking photos of the bears, the town, and the frigid landscape, at a time of year when daylight only lasts about seven hours.