Catching a Ride

A polar bear cub hitches a a BEAR-back ride from his mother – during an Arctic swim. (Kevin Schafer/Barcroft Media)

The cute cub clambered on to his mother’s back as she swam in the icy waters surrounding the Svalbard Islands. Photographer Kevin Schafer said: “In twenty-five years of observing polar bears, this was easily the most moving thing I have ever seen.”

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