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NEWS: Nunavut February 15, 2013 - 9:09 am

Photo: Trapped belugas mill around breathing hole in the ice near Sanikiluaq

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Here's a look at some of the 20 belugas trapped in the ice near the Nunavut community of Sanikiluaq. The backs of the belugas show injuries from polar bears that have attacked and killed numerous whales at the two breathing holes, several kilometres away from open water. Reports from the community say local hunters also harvested another nine whales on Feb. 14. Read more about the trapped belugas on Nunatsiaqonline.ca. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)
Here's a look at some of the 20 belugas trapped in the ice near the Nunavut community of Sanikiluaq. The backs of the belugas show injuries from polar bears that have attacked and killed numerous whales at the two breathing holes, several kilometres away from open water. Reports from the community say local hunters also harvested another nine whales on Feb. 14. Read more about the trapped belugas on Nunatsiaqonline.ca. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

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