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  1. Canadian Bears Frozen Out of Flick

    Despite having the world’s largest polar bear population, Canada’s homegrown talent was passed over for a part in Hollywood’s Midnight Sun. Because Canadian law makes it difficult to pluck a polar bear from its northern regions, filmmakers imported a cub from China instead. The star flew from Beijing to British Columbia, arriving in a foul, aggressive mood. “He had a crummy attitude, but he was the only one they had,” said animal wrangler Mark Dumas, who bears no grudge against the foreign prima donna.


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