She would occasionally look around, check us out, lay her head down, look the other way, and so forth. So, we’d wait on the back of the Polar Rover (in -30F windchill) and wait till she looked around. Sometimes the action was fast, most of the time it was just hanging out trying to keep your fingers from freezing.
At any rate, what a privilege to spend time with such an amazing animal. In this photo she looked directly at me for a precious few seconds – and that was al it took!