he large, white bear trundles through the underbrush of the Great Bear Rainforest, sniffing the ground beneath its feet. Unbeknownst to the giant beast, he is being watched by a set of mechanical eyes - a remote camera - intent on discovering whether or not this bear is in danger of losing its feeding ground.
This isn't a polar bear, nor is it an albino bear. It is a bear of many names - spirit bear, ghost bear, Kermode bear, or moskgm'ol. Scientists estimate that one in ten black bears is white, a result of two parents carrying a particular gene.