Hundreds of polar bears live on Greenland. They usually stay away from villages, but you can certainly encounter them when you go out and about. Both by boat, by helicopter, and on foot.

If you go on foot, or with a sled dog tour in Greenland, the guide will always bring a gun. And he will use it when a polar bear gets too close.

Which can create a strange situation. You want to see this mighty animal, but it shouldn’t get too close, right? Because this is dangerous for you and the animal …

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