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MALE POLAR BEARS RESTING AFTER A WRESTLING MATCH.

In October, polar bears wrestle for mating status that will occur much later in the dark cold of an Arctic night. After a "friendly" pushing, slapping and biting match that may last for more than an hour, the two combatants lie down for a well-deserved nap.

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