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Polar Bears of Churchill

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VENT hosted the first commercial Polar Bear watchers in Churchill in the 1980s. Nearly every year since, scores of clients have enjoyed the antics of the aggregating Polar Bears on the shores of Hudson Bay. This year was no exception; we witnessed 20 bears a day loafing, sleeping, sparring, and generally biding their time. During the three days we were aboard the Tundra Buggy, the bay went from being completely open to having large amounts of grease and pancake ice. One adventurous bear even ... Read More