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A starving polar bear that was seen scavenging for food in an industrial city.

A starving polar bear that was seen scavenging for food in an industrial city.

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The polar bear has been captured and is scheduled to be transported to the Rev Ruchey Zoo in Krasnoyarsk, Russia. A polar bear described as sick and starving wandered into an industrial city in northern Siberia, roaming the streets and a local garbage dump scavenging for something to eat, reports say. Officials in Norilsk, which is above the Arctic Circle, alerted residents Tuesday that a polar bear had been seen in the Russian city for the first time in more than four decades, the Associated Press reported, citing the news agency Tass. Photos showed the female, which appeared Sunday outside the city centre, trudging across a busy road with muddy paws, digging through rubble and trash and lying down from apparent exhaustion on the ground. State wildlife experts are scheduled to a...