Wow! The Most Amazing Images in Science This Week

1 of 11

Awww! Polar bears on Google Street

Credit: Google
Google Street View has taken viewers to the Amazon, the Galapagos, and now, the Canadian Arctic — the home of polar bears. Starting today, on International…Read More »

Polar Bear Day (Feb. 27), people around the world will be able to see the bears in their natural habitat.

The Google Maps team brought their cameras to Churchill and the surrounding tundra in October 2013, capturing 360-degree panoramas of polar bears out on the snow. The goal is to capture the remote and starkly beautiful environment before it disappears, along with its furry inhabitants.

[Full Story: Polar Bears on Google Maps! Street View Comes to the Arctic]   Less «
More from LiveScience