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Google maps polar bears

San Francisco-based Google on Thursday added polar bears to the natural splendor people can on the Internet giant’s free online mapping service. Members of the Google Maps team joined with non-profit group Polar Bears International to venture into tundra in a remote part of Canada’s Churchill, Manitoba, late last year for images of the animals. However, the Google Maps images only captured a few sightings of the polar bears, whose population is said to be threatened by warming global temperatures.

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