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The polar bear shot caught the attention of the people in NuukA polar bear was shot near Nuuk in Greenland this week. It is rare that polar bear come this close to the capital.

Two brothers spotted the bear, at first they thought it was a huge dog. A closer look identified the bear.

The male polar bear smelled the brothers who ran to safety. The bear clawed the house but then moved away, and approached Nuuk.

He was shot due to safety of the inhabitants.

Many people have looked at the bear since it was shot, as can be seen on the pictures with the story below.