BY KIERAN MULVANEY
Winter comes early in Manitoba, and the polar bears -- both darling and dangerous -- come calling.
PHOTO GALLERY | In Canada, close encounters of the fuzzy, white kind.
BY BILL THOMAS
From a pilot's-eye view, the magnificant wilds of the South African bush fulfill the imagination.
PHOTO GALLERY | Beauty and the bush, from land and sky.
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