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  • The big white bear, the world's largest land meat-eater, "nanuq" to the Inuit, may be uniquely susceptible to climate change as rising temperatures fast shrink its habitat, the Arctic sea ice.

    Brandon Sun Online - Top Stories

  • The fearsome white bear, the world's largest land meat-eater, "nanuq" to the Inuit, may be uniquely susceptible to climate change as rising temperatures fast shrink its habitat, the Arctic sea ice.

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  • The fearsome white bear, the world's largest land meat-eater, "nanuq" to the Inuit, may be uniquely susceptible to climate change as rising temperatures fast shrink its habitat, the Arcticsea ice.

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  • I'm pretty sure Woolworths 'management philosophy wasn't drafted by evil reptilians .... nanuq

    Boing Boing

  • And here we see the difference between the hard and "soft" sciences ... nanuq

    Fun Experiment - Boing Boing

  • No brain-eating zombies to liven things? ... nanuq

    Boing Boing

  • The God-Walking People and the other Real People he'd encountered in the past two years called it nanuq, which was simple enough, but he also heard variants that might be written down — in English, since the Real People had no written language — as nanoq, nänuvak, nannuraluk, takoaq, pisugtooq, and ayualunaq.

    The Terror

  • These scattered and nanuq-gnawed bones he had gathered up and interred with the skull in a simple stone tomb, setting a fork he'd found among the stones atop the heap of rocks the way the Real People, even the God-Walking People he'd spent the summer with, liked to do, sending helpful tools and beloved-by-the-dead possessions to the spirit world with the dead.

    The Terror

  • The Tuunbaq soon learned that it enjoyed eating men more than eating nanuq, the bears, enjoyed eating man-souls more than it enjoyed eating walrus-souls, and enjoyed eating men more even than it enjoyed devouring the large, gentle, and intelligent inua-souls of the orca.

    The Terror

  • Tanik … naluabmiu tuqutauyasiruq … umiaqpak tuqutauyasiruq … nanuq tuqutkaa!

    The Terror

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