A Polar Bear Invasion Has Caused A State of Emergency In This Town
1(*VO-Still)??TITLE CARD: POLAR BEAR INVASION????2(*VO-Video)??A group of islands in Russia has been invaded by over 50 polar bears, and it’s a pretty big problem.
????3(*VO-Video)TC :27??Courtesy- Google Earth??The BBC reported that locals in Belushya Guba are being chased by the bears and many are afraid to go outside.
????4(*VO-Video)??Because of Arctic sea ice shrinking, the polar bears are spending more time hunting for food closer to land.
????5(*VO-Video)??Authorities are now trying to handle the problem humanely so that neither the residents or the bears come to any harm.
????2/6(*VO-Video/PNG)??Can we put black around the scope so it looks like we are looking through it at the bear???Hunting polar bears is banned in Russia and the country’s nature conservancy agency has refused to grant licenses to kill the animals.
????5(*VO-Video)TC :11??So the agency has sent a team to the island chain to sedate the bears and move them away rom the area.