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BBC reported "Invasion of the polar bears" on Monday

[] Media player Media playback is unsupported on your device Why polar bears are invading human settlements A remote Russian region has declared a state of emergency over the appearance of dozens of polar bears in several towns and villages in the Arctic We ask the experts why this is happening, and find out what can be done to protect humans and bears alike Video produced by Alex Dackevych and Emily Wolstencroft 11 Feb 2019 Why is Russia in a state of emergency over polar bears?

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