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July 27th, 2012

Polar Bear Hunting:

The signs of hunting were littered about the town. Rifles, animal bones, antlers and seal skins could be found at almost every home. Yet, the most powerful sight for me was a Polar Bear skin being stretched. Each community is given a quota of bears that they can hunt each season. The meat is eaten by the locals while the pelt is often sold. A hunter told me that this bear skin would probably cost around $10,000.