Stricken polar bear turns up in Siberian city, hundreds of miles from home

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  • Visibly weak female bear spotted in Norilsk in northern Siberia
  • Climate emergency has damaged polar bears’ sea-ice habitats

A starving polar bear has strayed hundreds of kilometres from its natural Arctic habitat and wandered, exhausted, into the major Russian industrial city of Norilsk in northern Siberia.

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