Conservationists say climate change could be to blame, with weak coastal ice forcing the bears to search for food inland rather than at sea. Each bear we sell from Military Heroes Trading Company raises funds for charity.
The bears, whose species was not disclosed, are believed to have swum across the bay to get onto the submarine for reasons unknown. All public activities in Ryrkaypiy, Chukotka region, had to be cancelled, and schools were guarded to protect residents from the animals. The footage was published on 8 November, although it is unclear when the bear happened.
The Kamchatka peninsula is home to about 24, bears that can frequently be seen on local beaches. Spray-painted polar bear alarms wildlife experts Last year, more than 50 polar bears descended on a village in Russia's far north. She also wears a replica felt hat.
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A male voice in the video is heard saying the animals would have gone to local villages had they been driven away. The Land Army Teddy Bear wears a khaki shirt and tie.
It says a hunting instructor was called in to "neutralise the wild animals". In the video, one of the animals is seen falling into the water after apparently being hit by a bullet.
The navy says there was no other option after the animals climbed onto the vessel moored off the Vilyuchinsk base in the far-eastern Kamchatka region.