The sightings are becoming more common – the last one was shot near the community in 2010, and another was found in 2006.

Grizzly bears, which are a species not natural to the area, are increasing in numbers near Ulukhaktok,NWT..

He said ever since the caribou have been traveling a different route 
along the mainland, the grizzlies have been following the herds and 
mating with polar bears.