When individuals think about wildlife in the Great White North, caribou are probably among the animals that come to mind.
Paul Nicklen, a photographer and journalist for National Geographic Magazine, has devoted his life to the polar regions, traveling to Antarctica throughout the year in an attempt to document what is fast becoming an endangered environment.
Also known as the white whale, the beluga is one of the oceanÃ¢â¬â¢s most beloved creatures.
The spirit, or kermode, bear is one of the most elusive creatures in the Canadian wilderness, and scientists believe there may be only 400 of the beautiful beast left in the world.
The present state of polar bears continues to be a hot topic of debate within the discussion of global warming and how it will affect the earth's natural environment.
Bear watching in Churchill, Canada, can get anyone's adrenaline pumping from zero to a thousand once they spot that first enormous and furry white mammal.
Recent news has stated that the status of polar bears is safe and global climate change is no longer threatening to their existence, but wildlife scientists assertively disagree, according to the Calgary Herald.
Mark Dumas is one of the few people in the world who can interact with polar bears on a profound level.
With popular nature shows on television such as Frozen Planet, polar bear watching has become possible for millions of people around the world.
The only polar bear in a public zoo in the UK now has a furry playmate.