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August 1 2020
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Misha’s true and tragic story (as well as that of two of her cubs, Light and Lucky) remained hidden until it was documented by Henry Anderson-Elliott, a geographer from the University of Cambridge, and filmmaker Asgeir Helgestad.

If the image of Misha striding through the wilderness of the Arctic Circle seems familiar it is for one of two reasons.

It could be because, unless you are an expert in such matters, one polar bear looks very much like another. Alternatively, it is because Misha is the most photographed polar bear in the world and the unwitting star of documentaries by the world’s leading broadcasters.

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