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Polar Bear: I come in peace
Email | April 9, 2008 | email from the Titanium Queen

Posted on 04/09/2008 3:09:26 PM PDT by CholeraJoe

Stuart Brown describes Norbert Rosing's striking images of a wild polar bear coming upon tethered sled dogs in the wilds of Canada 's Hudson Bay:

The photographer was sure that he was going to see the end of his dogs when the polar bear wandered in, but

The Polar Bear returned every night that week to play with the dogs.


TOPICS: Arts/Photography; Miscellaneous; Pets/Animals
KEYWORDS: polarbear; polarbears
Not what you'd expect.
1 posted on 04/09/2008 3:09:26 PM PDT by CholeraJoe
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To: xsmommy; secret garden; VRWCmember; tioga; WhyisaTexasgirlinPA; SoothingDave; NeoCaveman

Worth a look ping.


2 posted on 04/09/2008 3:10:59 PM PDT by CholeraJoe (Flatland Warrior: "All your Jap auto plants are belong to us.")
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To: SunkenCiv; Lucky9teen

Worth a look ping.


3 posted on 04/09/2008 3:11:44 PM PDT by CholeraJoe (Flatland Warrior: "All your Jap auto plants are belong to us.")
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To: CholeraJoe

Looks like a Coca-Cola commercial.


4 posted on 04/09/2008 3:12:37 PM PDT by VRWCmember (McCain 2008 -- If it's inevitible, you might as well lay back and try to enjoy it.)
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To: CholeraJoe

Wow. Must be one of those bears that drinks Coca-Cola.

:)


5 posted on 04/09/2008 3:13:12 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 1 John 4:15, John 11:25, John 14:6, 1 Tim 2:5, John 3:17-18, John 20:31, 1 John 5:13)
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To: CholeraJoe
Looks like my Elk Hound.
6 posted on 04/09/2008 3:13:19 PM PDT by Little Bill (Welcome to the Newly Socialist State of New Hampshire)
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To: Siberian-psycho

Way cool polar bear. PING


7 posted on 04/09/2008 3:14:15 PM PDT by swampdweller (Live Free or Die Hard)
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To: VRWCmember

Except the Coke people think that polar bears and penguins live in the same part of the world....


8 posted on 04/09/2008 3:14:19 PM PDT by NewJerseyJoe (Rat mantra: "Facts are meaningless! You can use facts to prove anything that's even remotely true!")
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To: CholeraJoe
... sure, bears can be great friends ...

... until they eat you ...

9 posted on 04/09/2008 3:16:35 PM PDT by x
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To: CholeraJoe
I was stationed on the DEW Line in '69. I traveled the entire length from Alaska to Greenland and saw several Polar Bears. They were cute, cuddly and these pictures show the playful side of these creatures. The live on fish and seals and would see sled dogs as companions.

Cute huh?

10 posted on 04/09/2008 3:17:28 PM PDT by Young Werther (Julius Caesar (Quae Cum Ita Sunt. Since these things are so.))
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To: CholeraJoe

That’s completely out of character for that bear. Was the photographer holding his gun in one hand and the camera in the other?


11 posted on 04/09/2008 3:17:58 PM PDT by secret garden (Dubiety reigns here)
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To: CholeraJoe

Mai lunch givz tummyrubz.

12 posted on 04/09/2008 3:17:59 PM PDT by steveo (Time flies like an arrow, fruit flies like a banana.)
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To: CholeraJoe
When my dog does this...

...somebody or something is about to get humped.

13 posted on 04/09/2008 3:18:52 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: Young Werther

I frankly surprised they didn’t see sled dogs as snacks.


14 posted on 04/09/2008 3:19:00 PM PDT by CholeraJoe (Flatland Warrior: "All your Jap auto plants are belong to us.")
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To: CholeraJoe

If they start sharing a Coke , I will call bravo sierra .


15 posted on 04/09/2008 3:19:46 PM PDT by kbennkc (For those who have fought for it , freedom has a flavor the protected will never know)
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To: CholeraJoe
I frankly surprised they didn’t see sled dogs as snacks.

Very good with Korean bar b q sauce.......

16 posted on 04/09/2008 3:25:24 PM PDT by llevrok (I avoided drugs in the 60's but may not have that choice in my 60's.......)
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To: CholeraJoe

Wow! I’m glad it did not harm the dogs! Luckily it was not hungry. Probably just ate fifty baby seals. Burp!


17 posted on 04/09/2008 3:31:28 PM PDT by A knight without armor
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To: raven92876

ping


18 posted on 04/09/2008 3:41:09 PM PDT by stylecouncilor (I'm a loner Dottie; a rebel.)
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To: CholeraJoe

I love looking at these pictures. How wonderdful to see this, thank you so much.


19 posted on 04/09/2008 4:53:00 PM PDT by Katarina
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To: CholeraJoe

How cool!


20 posted on 04/09/2008 5:16:20 PM PDT by tioga
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To: CholeraJoe; Bunny_with_a_switchblade; Vor Lady

21 posted on 04/09/2008 7:21:54 PM PDT by LongElegantLegs (Kill them with kindness, then taser them for fun.)
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To: CholeraJoe

Maybe they saw the sled dogs as odd-looking baby polar bears? In any case, the last photo shows that the bear let the dog win the play fight, cause animals generally don’t expose vulnerable areas like their bellies or throats if they’re not playing or expressing submission.


22 posted on 04/09/2008 8:56:24 PM PDT by Hyzenthlay (I aim to misbehave.)
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To: CholeraJoe
Bears can be quite friendly and playful, though I'd never want to get close to one. I remember seeing photos of a grisly bear in a zoo or refuge that was being visited by a cat, and they were great friends.

Mark

23 posted on 04/09/2008 9:19:48 PM PDT by MarkL
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To: CholeraJoe; dragonblustar; AdmSmith; Berosus; Convert from ECUSA; dervish; Ernest_at_the_Beach; ...

I blame global warming.

Of course, it could be bear hormones.

Thanks CholeraJoe. :’)


24 posted on 04/09/2008 10:07:34 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/_____________________Profile updated Saturday, March 29, 2008)
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"Lemme at him, lemme at him. Hees giving da rest of us a bad name. I'll show him how a respectable polar bear deals with meat."

"NOO, Sidney, pleeeze don't. He's just lonely, he loves those dogs!!"

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25 posted on 04/10/2008 5:45:58 AM PDT by Sax
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To: Sax

LOL!


26 posted on 04/10/2008 5:55:56 AM PDT by CholeraJoe (Flatland Warrior: "All your Jap auto plants are belong to us.")
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To: LongElegantLegs

My first impressionof that one: “Nope. You have to be this tall to get eaten....”


27 posted on 04/10/2008 12:04:50 PM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly.)
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To: CholeraJoe

Bump


28 posted on 04/10/2008 1:35:00 PM PDT by Mike Darancette (Obama: America is the greatest country on the earth, Help me bring change.)
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To: CholeraJoe

Video here:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JE-Nyt4Bmi8


29 posted on 04/10/2008 6:17:14 PM PDT by annie laurie (All that is gold does not glitter, not all those who wander are lost)
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To: CholeraJoe; MeekOneGOP; Conspiracy Guy; DocRock; King Prout; Darksheare; OSHA; martin_fierro; ...
Not your typical Not-A-Ping!


30 posted on 04/11/2008 12:28:06 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows ("Code Pink should guard against creating stereotypes in the Mincing Community." --Titan Magroyne)
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To: Kathy in Alaska

ping.


31 posted on 04/11/2008 3:44:10 AM PDT by Jet Jaguar (Who would the terrorists vote for?)
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To: CholeraJoe
The e-mail is circulating again. I am always sceptical of these emails though.
32 posted on 12/30/2009 7:35:27 AM PST by KeyLargo
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