Several fat polar bears sighted in southern Labrador early this week

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Seven polar bears came ashore this week, either passing through or exploring, in Black Tickle, Labrador. It’s not that unusual an occurrence but the take home quote sure is:

“They look really healthy … they have been eating good, these ones have.”

Lucky for them – residents in my novel – EATEN– were not so lucky.

Black Tickle polar bear visits 7 March 2017_CBC news 8 March

A bear onshore along eastern Hudson Bay late last month was also described as fat.

Quotes from the CBC News report (8 March 2017: “7 polar bears visit stormbound Black Tickle“) below.

Black-tickle-map-Labrador 2016

As residents of Black Tickle on the coast of Labrador dig out from a four-day snow storm, they’re keeping their eyes peeled for four-footed visitors.

Seven polar bears were spotted in or around the community on Tuesday [7 March], causing lots of excitement for newcomers such as the local teacher and nurse, and a visiting entertainer, Sherman Downey.

Downey…

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