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By Staff Sgt. Alexandra M. Longfellow, 21st Space Wing Public Affairs
/ Published July 30, 2019
A bull musk ox protects his herd in Thule Air Base, Greenland, July 18, 2019. When a herd feels threatened, they will form a circle around the calves. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alexandra M. Longfellow)
An Arctic hare scratches itself at Thule Air Base, Greenland, July 18, 2019. They are one of the largest living hares in the world. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alexandra M. Longfellow)
Some useful advice about the wildlife around Thule Air Base, Greenland: Do not feed the animals or approach them.
Tips for common Thule AB animals:
Remember, never feed the animals. Keep them wild and don’t risk attracting predators. Do not hike alone and always have a communication device with you at all times.