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Picture of a polar bear looking into a cabin window in Svalbard, Norway
February 27, 2022

Nosy Neighbor

A polar bear peers into a cabin in Svalbard, the Arctic archipelago in Norway, which was the subject of an April 2009 story. About 3,000 polar bears live in Svalbard, outnumbering the human population.
Photograph by Paul Nicklen, Nat Geo Image Collection
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