Manitoba A polar bear walks through a patch of cloudberries. Guests photograph a wood frog being held by a guide. These frogs freeze solid in the winter, then thaw unharmed in the spring. A swarm of insects surrounds a polar bear. Its legs are dirty from walking across the tidal flats. Guests return to the lodge after a guided six-wheeler trip. A guide retrieves a guest after a dry suit swim with beluga whales. Tiny snails cling to a piece of gneiss below the high-tide line. Guides carry a variety of non-lethal deterrents and use their guns only as a last resort. Guests hike above the high-tide line on a rainy day. Trees on the tundra grow slowly. This 8-inch diameter tree is approximately 150 years old. The lodge collects dead wood for their fires. A guide points out a bog orchid to guests. A polar bear walks in front of the Seal River Heritage Lodge. Precautions are needed when building in polar bear country. Guests get up from their lunch to watch a polar bear cross the beach.