Photo: Alexander Petrosyan / Kommersant
Around twenty polar bears and their cubs roam the national village of ryrkaypiy in Chukotka in anticipation of ice and go to town, reports RIA Novosti.
According to the Agency, residents have to scare off predators.
As explained by the project coordinator on biodiversity in the Arctic world wildlife Fund (WWF) of Russia Mikhail Stishov, a lot of raptors caused by climate change.
“Ice was not enough, and the bears need the ice, they are adapted to catch seals from ice. And now the sea is open, so they walk on the shore,” — said Stishov.
According to him, in recent years it has become quite typical situation: every autumn the bears come to the village to a greater or lesser number.
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