Thursday, February 02, 2006

Arctic Wildlife

Here are all the animals we have in Kaktovik: caribou, ptarmigan, whales, brown bear, porcupine, rams, sheep, moose, ducks, eagles, polar bear (nanuq), bowhead whales, beluga, seals, walrus, ring seals, Arctic foxes, red fox, wolves, wolverines, seagulls, snow owl, weasel, musk ox, squirrels, lemmings, minnows, hawks, and crows.
We hunt ducks, caribou, ptarmigan, moose, sheep, seals, walrus, bowhead whales, reindeer, fish and musk ox.
The polar bears come to the village and eat at the whale bone pile and sometimes they come to the village and eat other people's meat. Sometimes the polar bears break into people's houses. Because of the polar bear problem we put up posters all around the village.


At 11:59 AM, Blogger Clarence said...

Hey I am from Emmonak and I have never seen a polar bear in my life.

At 12:03 PM, Blogger yoyo names Cal-tee said...

my name is Calvin and whats up im from Emmo never did saw a polar bear before how do they look

whats up every 1 ???!!!???@!?!?!

At 12:04 PM, Blogger yoyo names Cal-tee said...

whats up my peoples what you gonna do??

At 12:08 PM, Blogger Polar Bears said...

The biggest animal in Alaska is the polar bear. The polar bear live kindy on the top of Alaska. Smell their food from far. Female polar bear have up to 2-3 cubes.

At 12:09 PM, Blogger Clarence said...

hey how big are polar bears anyway??

At 12:10 PM, Blogger Clarence said...

how close did you get to a polar bear?

At 12:12 PM, Blogger Lilly said...

I am from Emmonak Alaska no animals go into our houses but they do go in our village. The animal that mostly come in out town is the redfox. I have never saw a polar bear or whale. The animal I see most is beaver in the summer. And fox in the winter.

At 12:12 PM, Blogger Clarence said...

how cool would it be to catch a very big white fury marshmello?a polar bear

At 12:18 PM, Blogger eric said...

yoyo hello there heres eric here
i'm from emmonak,alaska.
i've never seen a polor bear before.
i woulda but i did'nt
bye bye

At 12:21 PM, Blogger gabby said said...

hi my name is Gabriella Hootch. And i live in Emmonak, but it must be cool to live in Kaktovik huh? Well it is cool to live here.

At 11:48 AM, Blogger GGalles said...

Thanks for the great information about your part of Alaska. The days of the whale hunts must be exciting times in Kaktovik.

I'm looking forward to more entries in your blog.

G. Galles
Moorhead Minnesota


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