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Polar bears in Longyearbyen …

… tend to be dead and stuffed. Not so the one that came in the evening of 08 June to Nybyen, the upper part of Longyearbyen. It was scared away by the police. It was real and dangerous enough for some warning shots and the helicopter was used to follow the animal over the nearby Longyear glacier and into the neighbouring valley Fardalen.

Polar bear in Longyearbyen, less dangerous than the one on Tuesday.

Polar bears in Longyearbyen

Source: local gossip; Sysselmannen

last modification: 2014-07-01 · copyright: Rolf Stange