Struggling with extreme poverty, a community of Inuit in northern Canada fights for survival — by hunting threatened polar bears
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Ed Ou’s pictures are hard to look at. A polar bear emerges from the water, drenched in blood, its legs spread and jaw open, as if it were simply caught by surprise. Then hunters in a kitchen, butchering the carcass. Finally the bear’s pelt, cleansed of blood, drying in a bathtub.