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POLY2001-SpiritBear2601.jpg: The Kermode or Spirit Bear looms large at the Opening Ceremony of the XXI Olympic Winter Games on Feb. 12 at BC Place stadium in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The Provincial Government in 2006 began moves to have the Spirit Bear declared the official animal of British Columbia.
Photo by Tim Hipps, FMWRC Public Affairs