First time in the snow: wildlife photographer spent 117 hours waiting for polar bear cubs to appear from den
Wapusk National Park in Canada is known for being world’s largest known polar bear maternity denning areas. Every year from mid-February to mid-March big furry mothers take their little cubs out of dens for the very first time.
An experienced wildlife photographer Daisy Gilardini couldn’t stay aside this event. So last year she decided to make a unique photoshoot. So, she spent 13 days and waited for 117 hours in front of a den at an average temperature of about -50°C.
“Wildlife photography is all about patience and perseverance. Despite the challenging conditions and long hours waiting for something to happen, the experience of witnessing something so rare is beyond price,” says Daisy.
The skills and patience of Daisy made us possible to witness the uprise of polar bear cubs into the big world.