A polar bear with its cubs is seen northeast of Prudhoe Bay in Alaska in 1985. Photo: Steven C. Amstrup/Polar Bears International via AFP
A polar bear with its cubs is seen northeast of Prudhoe Bay in Alaska in 1985. Photo: Steven C. Amstrup/Polar Bears International via AFP
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Polar bear kills woman and baby in remote Alaska village

  • A polar bear chased residents around a small Alaska town attacked and killed two people before being shot
  • The fatal mauling, the first in more than 30 years in Alaska, occurred in a small community on the far western coast

A polar bear with its cubs is seen northeast of Prudhoe Bay in Alaska in 1985. Photo: Steven C. Amstrup/Polar Bears International via AFP
A polar bear with its cubs is seen northeast of Prudhoe Bay in Alaska in 1985. Photo: Steven C. Amstrup/Polar Bears International via AFP
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