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Online cameras stream polar bear migration

A few of our readers have seen the polar bear migration in person. Now, thanks to a grant from the Annenberg Foundation, it is possible to watch it online. [Note: Although it was up yesterday, the web site is broken right now.]

From an AP article posted to the Flathead Beacon site . . .

In the harsh, remote wilds of the Canadian tundra, a wolverine scampers up to a polar bear snoozing near the shore of the Hudson Bay. The bear rises and makes a half-hearted charge, driving away the fierce, badger-like animal.

The brief encounter Thursday was streamed live to computers around the world through a new program that aims to document in real time the annual migration of hundreds of polar bears outside Churchill, Manitoba.

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