Swimming polar bears chase photographer in waters off Alaska


A wildlife photographer has made a return trip to the Alaskan city of Kaktovik to capture the high number of polar bears being drawn to the area.

David Swindler, 35, from Utah, first visited came to the city in October last year to photographer the bears going about their everyday lives on the Barrier Island.

However, this year brought more challenges including two polar curious polar bears swimming after his boat.

Mr Swindler shot the footage using a GoPro camera which captured the bears speeding up to the boat, going underwater and even touching the camera with their noses.

See The Telegraph


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