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POLE. A measure of length, equal to five yards and a half. Vide Measure.

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Julius Tilerilaaquk, who lives in the town of Tasiilaq in the south-eastern part of the island, said: "In our childhood we never saw a polar bear - not one.
As indicated in (http://ossfoundation.us/projects/environment/global-warming/myths/images/fake-images/global.daily.ice.area.withtrend.jpg/image_view_fullscreen) NASA's satellite data , the polar ice caps have maintained its extensive size from 1979 until the early 2000s.
Grizzly Man Mark and wife Dawn, 60, train the 60-stone (800lb) friendly polar bear -- the world's largest land predator -- to star in high-budget TV adverts.
In another set of photos uploaded by another netizen, Sam Turton (@TurtonSam), a 'peeping Tom' can be seen placed away and somewhat behind the polar bears.
Hapag-Lloyd Cruises said its ship was docked at Spitsbergen, the largest island on Norway's Svalbard archipelago, on Saturday when the bear attacked a guard hired to go on shore before passengers to ensure there aren't any polar bears in the area.
However, for anyone using a fork-mounted telescope (or any equatorial mount that lacks a polar scope), polar alignment is not so straightforward.
The polar bear, certainly one of the planet's most recognized animals, is also one of the most endangered.
She would also pen her well-wishes on various get-well cards, and typically would stay for 'up to half a day' to admire the Republic's last polar bear.
Key words: polar bear; Ursus maritimus\ traditional ecological knowledge; Cree knowledge; Eeyou Marine Region; James Bay; Hudson Bay; sea ice; climate change; subarctic wildlife
The report in the journal Science tracked nine female polar bears in the Arctic's Beaufort Sea during the spring, which is usually prime feeding season.