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Bears – Snaggletooth

polar bearSnaggletooth is an older bear, probably fifteen to twenty years old, who returned to Churchill for almost ten years until 2012.  Characterized by his one-fanged grin, he was likely one of the top breeding males in the this population.  His many scars and even his fractured jaw are indications of many spring battles with other males over the 'rights' to a female in oestrus.  Sometimes, these sparring matches can carry on for over an hour in the spring, two males battling beyond the … Continue Reading ››