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Polar bears invade Russian town; locals delighted but wary

Russian wildlife specialists are heading for an Arctic archipelago to try to resolve a situation that has both terrified and delighted the locals: Polar bears who have moved into a …

UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 18, 2019, 8:26 p.m.

Man kills polar bear outside animals’ normal habitat

A man from northeast Alaska said he fatally shot a polar bear that had strayed far south of the animal’s usual habitat.

Canadian hunter fatally injured by polar bear

A Canadian hunter was killed by a polar bear in an Inuit hamlet in Canada’s northernmost territory, officials said Tuesday.

UPDATED: Sat., July 28, 2018, 9:54 p.m.

Polar bear killed after attack on Arctic cruise ship guard

Norwegian authorities said a polar bear on Saturday attacked and injured a polar bear guard who was leading tourists off a cruise ship on an Arctic archipelago. The polar bear …

Summer treat: Polar bears frolic in donated load of snow in Finland

Polar bear mom Venus has gotten a summer treat – a chance to frolic in the snow with her eight-month-old cub despite the heat enveloping Finland’s northern Lapland.

UPDATED: Sat., May 20, 2017, 8:12 p.m.

Oil company watches over pregnant polar bear under bridge

A pregnant polar bear seeking to dig her maternity den chose an unlikely spot: a snow drift along a bridge leading to an artificial production island off the north coast …

Polar bear cub named Hope makes debut at Toledo Zoo in Ohio

A female polar bear cub born at Ohio’s Toledo Zoo has met her fans. The cub named Hope made her public debut Friday, swimming in an enclosure as visitors snapped …