Love polar bears? You’re not alone!
Today’s throwback pic was taken back in 2009 by one of our employees involved with our polar bear program.
The primary objective of this program is to ensure that polar bear populations in Alaska remain a healthy, functioning component of the Bering, Chukchi, and Beaufort seas ecosystems.
Photo: One of our biologists works with a tranquilized bear on the ice, 2009. (Karyn Rhode/USFWS)