Having climbed out from a cool swim, this polar bear lays down to relax.
The shades of color are the result of light passing in and through each hair shaft.
It would be easy to mistake the peaceful pose, as a tamed animal who would love a pet. In this case, the pet would more likely be a swipe with claws like knives. Looks can be deceiving, this is not a tame animal. But, still a creature to greatly admire.