05 Aug '11, 8pm

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Photo: flickrfavorites via Flickr /CC BY Reports are coming in that a tragic attack has occurred on an Arctic expedition in Svalbard, Norway: A British teenager taking part on the trek was attacked and killed by a polar bear -- four others were wounded, and the bear was shot dead. The BBC has the details : A polar bear has mauled a 17-year-old British boy to death in the Arctic and injured four other UK tourists. Horatio Chapple, from Wiltshire, was with 12 others on a British Schools Exploring Society trip near a glacier on the Norwegian island of Svalbard. The four who were hurt - two severely - included two leaders of the trip. They have been flown to Tromsoe in Norway where their condition is stable. There's some question as to the safety of such expeditions in general. The New York Times' Andy Revkin tweeted that "Svalbard bears [are] famously deadly. No place for thi...

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