Friday, February 8, 2013
Josh Schulze, a taxidermy student at Roger's Taxidermy in Lakewood, Pierce County, helps move a polar bear from the shop outside so its owner, Masanobu Imakura, could photograph it. Imakura sells North American big game and says the bear was legally shot in Alaska four decades ago. Now, only native peoples are allowed to hunt polar bears, in the Alaskan Arctic.
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