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They’re Not Really White and 19 Other Fascinating Facts About Polar Bears

Source: The Polar Bear Programme / Russian Geographical Society

They have invaded a Russian military outpost, and residents are afraid.

More than 50 polar bears have been roaming the streets of the 2,000-person Russian Arctic military settlement of Belushya Guba since December. Shifts in sea ice due to climate change may or may not be a factor, but the community is scared, and people are staying indoors as much as possible.

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