Historical records

Polar bears onshore in winter – historic records of winter attacks

This post has been reblogged from PolarBearScience. Incidents of polar bears causing problems onshore this winter (January & February) – including one that killed a horse in Greenland and another that threatened a resident in western Hudson Bay (only weeks after several incidents in southern Labrador) may be the tip of a very scary iceberg. […]

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Polar bears rarely come ashore in January but one did on Tuesday

In a life-mimics-fiction moment, this report appeared Tuesday morning (26 January) in The Telegram newspaper in Newfoundland: “The RCMP is warning the public after reports were received of a polar bear in Tilting. Fresh bear tracks were seen in the Fogo Island community Tuesday.” Tilting is a small town on the eastern shore of Fogo […]