Where the map coordinates 57° 07' 22.4" N and 91° 39' 52.0" W intersect you’ll find a remarkable and very isolated frozen expanse. In winter this vast landscape is punctuated by fierce storms that can obliterate visibility, with winds reaching speeds of up to 70km per hour and temperatures dropping overnight to -50C.

The king of the Arctic, the polar bear, thrives in this harsh environment, living on the ice of Hudson Bay for eight months of the year and only occasionally making an appearance on dry land. But this is also the territory of another apex predator, a subspecies of Canis lupus ...


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