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9 June 2008 19:00
|New visitors need a safety training before they can go into the field. This inbvolves lectures about bear behaviour, weapon safety and shooting practice. I join the course fro two Flemish botanists, so I can check my own skills. Wojtek is our teacher.|
The course tries to create a confidence that you can handle the gun safe and effective.
Everyone is able to hit the target after a bit of excercise.
We talk a lot about awareness and making the right decision.
It is important to minimize the risk that a polar bear has to be shot.|
After all these years I am more afraid for the gun than for the risk of meeting a polar bear in the field.
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