Photo. Polar bears at Svalbard, Norway. © Stian Jørgensen og Trym Ivar Bergsmo, Norway.
As National Geographich describe Svalbard in a feature article on its website (www.NationalGeographich.com): "It's a typical summer night in Svalbard, an entirely atypical refuge in the high Arctic that abounds with an extraordinary array of wildlife. Few places in the circumpolar region can match its biodensity. Polar bears thrive here." Read more of the feature article on National Geographic`s website: Svalbard adventures article.
Stein Morten Lund, 26 March 2009
Scientists have discovered one of the largest marine predators ever found. It was announced in Oslo 17 March 2009 that an international team of paleontologists have unearthed the partial skull of a 50 ft marine reptile on the remote Arctic archipelago of Svalbard in Norway. They dubbed it PREDATOR X.
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