Misplaced polar bear wanders removed from dwelling into metropolis in Russia

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MOSCOW — An emaciated polar bear has been sighted in a Russian industrial metropolis in Siberia, far south of its regular searching grounds.

The animal was additionally reportedly noticed at a rubbish dump scavenging for one thing to eat.

In Norilsk, the city’s residents took video and photos of the polar bear on June 17, however authorities urged folks to not get too shut.

Officers say it has been greater than 40 years since a polar bear was seen within the space.

Anatoly Nikolaichuk, chief of the native searching division, advised the Tass information company that native officers will now determine whether or not they can catch the animal and airlift it again to the north.

Environmentalists say wild animals are affected by the shrinking searching surroundings and the receding ice because the Arctic is getting hotter, and a few of them have ventured south searching for meals.

The Related Press contributed to this report.