Arviat, Naujaat bear attacks deemed ‘isolated incidents’

by Derek Neary - September 7, 2018

After examining the bodies of the polar bears that killed men in separate incidents in Arviat and near Naujaat recently, the Department of Environment has determined that both attacks were “isolated incidents.” Three bears shot during the fatal Aug. 23 attack, which killed a 33-year-old man 70 km southeast of Naujaat, were all found to…

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