Try and guess the size of this polar bear

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  1. Dragan N.

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    One of my Inuit buddies shot this polar bear just this spring. Anyway since there is sometimes debate about the size of an animal because of how a picture is taken etc... to make it look bigger and so on I figured it would maybe be neat to try this with the gun in the photo as a reference and right next to the bear. I'll reveal the size after a few guesses...

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  2. Mekaniks

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    By looks of the pic I would say 12'. That said, the record is just over 11' ....hmmm WOW!
     
  3. reedy0312

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    How big is it... I'd say big :ROFLMAO:!

    Ok, I'll guess 10'5
     
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    I would say 10 to 10 1/2
     
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    I'm guessing just over 10. It's big regardless.
     
  6. edward

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    i got to take the easy way out,11 feet or a little over.
     
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    Just under 10 and I mean just. Nose to toes.
     
  8. kathy

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    Large, 10'2''. Forrest
     
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    That's a 10'7 nanuk. Thanks for sharing.

    R.
     
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    8'6" nose to tail.
     
  11. 1dirthawker

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    i think BnC is close, so, 9'3" squared?
     
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    Big enuf to need a big caliber... 10'+?
     
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    I would say around 11ft.
     
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    11/11.6
     
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    I'm thinking 9.5 ft
     
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    Nine feet 10 inches. Big bear!
     
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    So what did it square out? Nose-tail and across front pad's? Beautiful bear!
     
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    I say 8ft 9 inches nose to tall. Does not look like one of the giant polar bears to me but that is a bad pic to judge from.
     

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