Locke ventured into a polar bear cave in search of Mr. Eko. Inside he found a wounded Eko and a polar bear, which he burned with a torch and a can of aerosol hairspray. ("Further Instructions")


  • A yellow Tonka truck.
  • A skeleton partly covered by some fabric with the logo from the Pearl.
  • At least two human skulls.

Locke entering the polar bear cave.


The filming location for the polar bear cave was a lava tube on the Big Island of Hawaii.[1] This is the first Hawaii location not on Oahu.

Unanswered Questions[]

Unanswered questions
  1. Do not answer the questions here.
  2. Keep the questions open-ended and neutral: do not suggest an answer.
For fan theories about these unanswered questions, see: Polar bear cave/Theories
  • To whom did the bones in the cave belong, and how long have they been in the cave?
  • Where did the toy truck come from?