Amid climate change, polar bears frolic on ice and forage in Canadian town

Churchill is the Polar Bear Capital of the world, with some 900 of them massing together while they await the ice to form.
Churchill is the Polar Bear Capital of the world, with some 900 of them massing together while they await the ice to form.PHOTOS: JOHN TAN

CHURCHILL, CANADA - With a steady gait, she lumbers towards me. The 250kg polar bear stops barely five steps away and points her snout at me.

Only a 3m-high viewing platform separates me and the apex predator.

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