Polar bear and its cub drift on shrinking ice 12 miles from land ... but is it all it seems? | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED


Polar bear and its cub drift on shrinking ice 12 miles from land ... but is it all it seems?

A forlorn polar bear cub is comforted by its mother as they drift miles from shore on a rapidly shrinking ice floe.

The Arctic-dwelling animals have become an iconic cause for green campaigners, who claim dramatic images such as these prove that global warming is destroying the world.

But despite this image being released today, it was actually taken in August last year, when it is normal for coastal ice to naturally break up and melt.

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